Average Early-Career Legal Counsel with Contract Management Skills Salary in New York, New York

$117,574
Avg. Salary
$14,000
Bonus
$4,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Counsel with Contract Management skills in New York, New York is $117,574.
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$77k
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$118k
90%
$153k
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$77k - $153k
Bonus
$4k - $32k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$77k - $171k

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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

Skills in Intellectual Property (IP) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Research, Legal Document Review, Legal Compliance and Contract Negotiation.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Counsel

A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $144,028 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $166,865 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 7.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (4.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (23.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Mid Career
63.6%
Experienced
36.4%

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