Average Late-Career Legal Counsel Salary in New York, New York

$212,500
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$150,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Counsel in New York, New York is $212,500.
25%
$166k
MEDIAN
$213k
75%
$260k
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$166k - $260k
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$0 - $150k
Total Pay
$168k - $388k

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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 $108,592 based on 69 salaries. A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $142,443 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $176,513 based on 36 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (41.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (37.9% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (2.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 160 survey responses.
Early Career
43.1%
Mid Career
34.4%
Experienced
22.5%

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