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

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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Counsel with Contract Negotiation skills in New York, New York is $106,895.
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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 Legal Compliance and Contract Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Regulatory Compliance, 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 $142,431 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $171,061 based on 23 salaries.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in Sunnyvale, California earn an average of 31.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (27.2% more) and Dallas, Texas (14.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (6.5% less) and Austin, Texas (4.2% less).

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