Average Experienced Legal Counsel with Legal Compliance Skills Salary in New York, New York

$168,640
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$17,217
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Counsel with Legal Compliance skills in New York, New York is $168,640.
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$130k
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$169k
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$298k
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$130k - $298k
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$140k - $298k

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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 Contract Negotiation, Legal Document Review and Corporate Governance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Contract Management and Legal Research.

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 $114,783 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $144,028 based on 20 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 Miami, Florida (27.4% less), Denver, Colorado (24.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (13.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 38 survey responses.
Early Career
47.4%
Mid Career
52.6%

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