Average Mid-Career Legal Counsel with Contract Negotiation Skills Salary in New York, New York

$144,100
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$15,724
Bonus
$6,500
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Counsel with Contract Negotiation skills in New York, New York is $144,100.
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$81k - $177k
Bonus
$4k - $60k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$84k - $245k

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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 Intellectual Property (IP) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Regulatory Compliance, Contract Management, 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 $106,895 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $171,061 based on 23 salaries.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 15.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (33.0% less), Miami, Florida (30.6% less) and Dallas, Texas (27.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 60 survey responses.
Early Career
61.7%
Experienced
38.3%

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