Average Legal Counsel Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$127,077
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$15,000
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The average salary for a Legal Counsel in Atlanta, Georgia is $127,077.
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$70k
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$127k
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$146k
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MEDIAN $127,077
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Salary
$70k - $146k
Bonus
$0 - $23k
Total Pay
$70k - $160k

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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 and Contract Management 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 $105,000 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $130,466 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $135,027 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $136,352.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 18.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (23.5% less), Washington, District of Columbia (17.3% less) and Dallas, Texas (15.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Early Career
24.1%
Mid Career
37.9%
Experienced
24.1%
Late Career
13.8%

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