Average Mid-Career Legal Counsel Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$130,466
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$19,639
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Counsel in Atlanta, Georgia is $130,466.
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$111k
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$130k
90%
$144k
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$111k - $144k
Bonus
$13k - $21k
Total Pay
$111k - $161k

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Counsel

An early career Legal Counsel with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $95,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $135,027 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $136,352.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 28.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (24.5% less), Washington, District of Columbia (13.8% less) and Austin, Texas (6.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 19 survey responses.
Early Career
31.6%
Experienced
31.6%
Late Career
36.8%

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