Average Legal Counsel with Regulatory Compliance Skills Salary

$114,291
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$12,391
Bonus
$6,000
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The average salary for a Legal Counsel with Regulatory Compliance skills is $114,291.
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$72k
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MEDIAN $114,291
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Salary
$72k - $181k
Bonus
$5k - $35k
Profit Sharing
$916 - $25k
Total Pay
$73k - $201k

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

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Counsel

An entry-level Legal Counsel with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,000 based on 25 salaries. An early career Legal Counsel with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,139 based on 117 salaries. A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,886 based on 106 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $132,084 based on 54 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $146,110.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 43.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (36.6% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (24.7% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 323 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.7%
Early Career
36.2%
Mid Career
32.8%
Experienced
16.7%
Late Career
6.5%

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