Average Mid-Career Legal Counsel Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$132,500
Avg. Salary
$30,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Counsel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $132,500.
10%
$74k
10%
$133k
50%
$199k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $132,500
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Salary
$74k - $199k
Bonus
$0 - $30k
Total Pay
$74k - $218k

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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

Explore the most common career paths for Legal Counsel. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Legal Counsel
Senior Counsel
Corporate Counsel
General Counsel
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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 $100,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 26.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (3.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (26.3% less), Washington, District of Columbia (17.0% less) and Austin, Texas (7.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 13 survey responses.
Early Career
61.5%
Experienced
38.5%

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