Legal Counsel in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average salary for a Legal Counsel in Washington, District of Columbia is $91,885 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Regulatory Compliance, Contract Negotiation, and Legal Compliance.

$57,812 - $256,445
$58K
$100K
$260K
MEDIAN: $103,640
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$0$261K
Salary $57,812 - $256,445
Bonus $5,013 - $158,927
Profit Sharing $5,000
Total Pay (?
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$58,175 - $261,767
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
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Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Legal Counsel Job Listings

Key Stats for Legal Counsel

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Legal Counsel Salaries

▼0%

National Average
$106,000

Entry-Level
▼23%

Skills That Affect Legal Counsel Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
▲48%

Contract Negotiation
▲13%

Legal Compliance
▲1%

National Average
$106,000

Legal Document Review
▼11%


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 3%