Average Early-Career Legal Counsel with Legal Compliance Skills Salary in New York, New York

$107,442
Avg. Salary
$12,750
Bonus
$2,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Counsel with Legal Compliance skills in New York, New York is $107,442.
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$70k
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$107k
90%
$175k
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$70k - $175k
Bonus
$4k - $52k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$74k - $179k

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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 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Regulatory Compliance, Legal Research, Legal Document Review and Contract Negotiation.

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 $140,300 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $168,640 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 20.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (19.3% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (10.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (17.7% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6.9% less) and Houston, Texas (5.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 31 survey responses.
Mid Career
67.7%
Experienced
32.3%

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