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

$88,603
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$23,803
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Counsel with Legal Research skills in New York, New York is $88,603.
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$58k
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$89k
90%
$162k
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$58k - $162k
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$13k - $31k
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$60k - $186k

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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, Legal Document Review, Contract Management and Intellectual Property (IP) are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $133,331 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $178,000 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 50.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (23.0% more) and Milwaukee, Wisconsin (16.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (21.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 17 survey responses.
Mid Career
47.1%
Experienced
52.9%

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