Average Early-Career Legal Counsel Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$100,000
Avg. Salary
$11,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Counsel in Boston, Massachusetts is $100,000.
10%
$46k
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$100k
90%
$176k
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$46k - $176k
Bonus
$10k - $25k
Total Pay
$46k - $242k

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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

A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $133,374 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $142,500 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 39.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (12.5% more) and Los Angeles, California (11.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (22.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (16.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 19 survey responses.
Mid Career
52.6%
Experienced
47.4%

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