Average Early-Career Legal Counsel with Legal Research Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$87,000
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$7,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Counsel with Legal Research skills in Chicago, Illinois is $87,000.
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$70k
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$87k
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$130k
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MEDIAN $87,000
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$70k - $130k
Bonus
$3k - $12k
Total Pay
$72k - $138k

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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

Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 52.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (18.4% more) and Milwaukee, Wisconsin (18.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (19.1% less).