Average Legal Counsel with Contract Management Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Legal Counsel with Contract Management skills is $113,668.
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$74k - $167k
$2k - $31k
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$9 - $31k
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$75k - $185k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Legal Counsel

The top respondents for the job title Legal Counsel are from the companies Sulzer Pumps, Key Energy Services, Inc. and SNC-Lavalin Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at SNC-Lavalin Inc. where the average pay is $136,352. Sulzer Pumps pays the lowest at around $96,078.

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Popular Skills for Legal Counsel

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

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 $102,473 based on 133 salaries. A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,311 based on 106 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $130,943 based on 59 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $133,332.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 14.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (10.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (19.5% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (12.0% less).

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