Average Mid-Career Legal Counsel with Legal Document Review Skills Salary in New York, New York

$108,092
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Counsel with Legal Document Review skills in New York, New York is $108,092.
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$77k
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$108k
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$164k
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MEDIAN $108,092
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$77k - $164k
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Total Pay
$79k - $189k

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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.

Career Paths

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Legal Counsel
Senior Counsel
Corporate Counsel
General Counsel
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Popular Skills for Legal Counsel

Skills in Contract Negotiation, Legal Compliance, Contract Management, Intellectual Property (IP) and Regulatory Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $103,148 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $165,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 54.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (21.2% more) and Denver, Colorado (3.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 34 survey responses.
Early Career
61.8%
Experienced
38.2%