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

$144,028
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$6,500
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Counsel with Contract Management skills in New York, New York is $144,028.
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$116k
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MEDIAN $144,028
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$116k - $170k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$92k - $187k

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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

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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, Legal Document Review, Legal Compliance and Contract Negotiation.

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 $117,574 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $166,865 based on 8 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 25 survey responses.
Early Career
68.0%
Experienced
32.0%

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