Average Early-Career Legal Counsel with Contract Negotiation Skills Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$115,000
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$10,174
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Counsel with Contract Negotiation skills in Boston, Massachusetts is $115,000.
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MEDIAN $115,000
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$100k - $135k
Bonus
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$108k - $135k

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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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Senior Counsel
Corporate Counsel
General Counsel
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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 $132,656 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $122,449 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in Sunnyvale, California earn an average of 21.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (18.2% more) and Dallas, Texas (6.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (10.9% less), Houston, Texas (8.9% less) and New York, New York (7.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 10 survey responses.
Mid Career
50.0%
Experienced
50.0%

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