Average Early-Career Legal Counsel with Corporate Governance Skills Salary in New York, New York

$104,762
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$10,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Counsel with Corporate Governance skills in New York, New York is $104,762.
25%
$84k
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$105k
75%
$153k
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$84k - $153k
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$4k - $36k
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$91k - $163k

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Job Description for Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel Tasks
  • Advise business in legal affairs of the company including government regulations, taxes, and legal and human rights.
  • Apply for registration and copyrights for the products, processes, and trademarks of the organization.
  • Manage disputes and litigations.
  • Prepare and review legal documents including contracts, licenses, leases, sales and purchases, and real estate, etc.

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Popular Skills for Legal Counsel

Skills in Contract Negotiation, Legal Compliance and Contract Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Research and Legal Document Review.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Counsel

A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $150,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $215,500 based on 7 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 12 survey responses.
Mid Career
41.7%
Experienced
58.3%

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