Average Experienced Legal Counsel Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$135,027
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Counsel in Atlanta, Georgia is $135,027.
25%
$120k
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$135k
75%
$145k
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$120k - $145k
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$130k - $162k

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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. A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $130,466 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $132,000.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 30.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (17.8% more) and Houston, Texas (9.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (18.5% less) and Denver, Colorado (7.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 24 survey responses.
Early Career
25.0%
Mid Career
45.8%
Late Career
29.2%

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