Average Legal Counsel with Contract Negotiation Skills Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$128,648
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$19,382
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The average salary for a Legal Counsel with Contract Negotiation skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $128,648.
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$79k
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$129k
90%
$143k
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$79k - $143k
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$0 - $23k
Total Pay
$79k - $159k

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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 Management and Litigation Case 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

A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $131,819 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $130,690 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $132,000.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 20.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (1.2% more) and New York, New York (0.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (26.2% less), Chicago, Illinois (5.3% less) and Houston, Texas (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 19 survey responses.
Mid Career
42.1%
Experienced
26.3%
Late Career
31.6%

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