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Counsel (Attorney) Salary

$166,303 (USD)

Average Salary

$80/hr

Average Hourly

$12,872

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for a Counsel (Attorney) is $166,303 a year and $80 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Counsel (Attorney) is between $114,876 and $207,250. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Advises, consults, litigates, and executes trial work in association with, and having a close and continuous relationship with, a law firm or an organization, but is not an associate or a partner.
  • Aids in the preparation and management of a particular case or for a specific specialty, but is not actively involved in the day-to-day work of the law firm.
Counsel (Attorney) Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Lawyers

Job family population: 642,750

Estimated population of Counsel (Attorney) jobs: 45,976

Rate of error: 0.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$192,791
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Counsel (Attorney) Job Listings for United States

Associate Counsel/Attorney
Nov 7
us
Commercial Credit Group Inc.
CCG has an Associate Counsel/Attorney position available in its Charlotte, NC office. This position has visibility and interaction with senior management and offers career advancement
Associate Attorney / Of Counsel
Nov 1
New York, NY, USA
Real Estate Law Firm
Boutique firm located in midtown Manhattan is in search of a highly motivated associate attorney or of-counsel attorney with experience in zoning, land-use, and general real estate litigation
Remote Security / Cybersecurity Attorney
Dec 5
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Special Counsel
JD required * 5+ years of security / cybersecurity attorney experience, including drafting client and vendor agreements and tech product counsel experience * Strong computer proficiency, especially ...
Remote Information Technology Attorney
Dec 6
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Special Counsel
... and counsel, and other tasks as assigned. The ideal candidate will have excellent written and ... attorney interested in stepping up your career, please apply today! To see additional job ...
In-House Counsel/Litigation Attorney
Nov 26
Long Beach, United States
Westland Real Estate Group
In-House Counsel/Litigation Attorney About Westland: Westland Real Estate Group is a fast-growing property management company in the Southern California and Las Vegas areas. We are the owner and ...

The average pay for a Counsel (Attorney) is $166,303 a year and $80 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Counsel (Attorney) is between $114,876 and $207,250. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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