$110,385
Avg. Salary
$28.50
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$11,637

Bonus

$5,000

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a Legal Counsel with Regulatory Compliance skills is $28.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Legal Counsel with Regulatory Compliance skills is $110,385 per year.

$18.75
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$50.99
90%
MEDIAN $28.50
$69k
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50%
$177k
90%
MEDIAN $110,385
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MEDIAN: $110,385
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$0$196K
Salary $69,212 - $177,466
Bonus $4,750 - $30,631
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $22,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$71,398 - $196,086
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 7 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 283
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $28.50
Overtime $20.00
Annual Data $0$196K
Bonus $4,750 - $30,631
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $22,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$71,398 - $196,086
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 7 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Legal Counsel

Legal counsels, also called general counsels, are the chief lawyers of large corporations or government agencies. They advise departments on legal ramifications, ensure that the business is working in accordance with the law, and may represent the company or government agency in the case that a law suit is filed.

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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

Pay by Experience for a Legal Counsel has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Counsel with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 73 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Counsel with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $134,000 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $147,000 based on 29 salaries. A Legal Counsel with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $134,000 based on 15 salaries.

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Key Stats for Legal Counsel

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Legal Counsel Salaries

Experienced
▲25%

▲14%

Late-Career
▲14%

National Average
$118,000

Entry-Level
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 9%