LEGAL ADVISER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$94,000
$48,000
Min 10%
$94,000
Median 50%
$181,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
3.1 years
How much does a legal adviser make?
The national average salary for a Legal Adviser in the United States is $94,395 per year or $45.38 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $182,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $48,000 per year. North Dakota, Minnesota, Maine, South Dakota, and Washington have the highest paying Legal Adviser jobs. The typical tenure for a Legal Adviser is 3.1 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Adviser
$81,937

Average Legal Adviser Salary By Company

Legal Advisers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and Haynes and Boone are the best paying companies for Legal Advisers. If you can find a job at a company like Nossaman or Human Rights Watch, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Legal Advisers.

Average Legal Adviser Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Legal Adviser in the United States is $94,395 per year or $45.38 per hour. The top city when it comes to Legal Adviser salaries is San Francisco, CA at $131,689 per year. Even as an entry-level Legal Adviser, you will make $67,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. The highest earning states when it comes to Legal Adviser salaries are North Dakota, Minnesota, Maine, South Dakota, and Washington. Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$131,689
2
Bothell, WA
$127,749
3
Mahwah, NJ
$113,003
4
New York, NY
$112,291
5
Philadelphia, PA
$112,201

Average Legal Adviser Salary By Industry

Legal Adviser salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Transportation companies, Hospitality companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Legal Advisers. Transportation companies pay Legal Advisers an average salary of $123,323, Hospitality companies pay $96,636, and Professional companys come in at $95,764. The types of companies that pay Legal Advisers the least are in the Finance industry, where the average annual salary is $91,266.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Transportation
$123,323
2
Hospitality
$96,636
3
Professional
$95,764
4
Finance
$91,266

RECENTLY ADDED Legal Adviser SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
U.S. Courts
Legal Adviser
10/13/2019
$161,671
United States Courts
Legal Adviser
09/27/2019
$161,671
Moaviate, LLC
Legal Advisor
03/22/2019
$90,000
BDSN International, Inc.
Legal Advisor
03/21/2019
$135,000
Mfino International Inc.
Legal Advisor-Contracts and Compliance
03/18/2019
$75,257
German Practice Legal Advisor
03/14/2019
$68,723
03/14/2019
$67,600
Hogan Lovells Us LLP
International Legal Advisor
03/13/2019
$200,000
Eight Sleep Inc.
In House Legal Advisor
03/11/2019
$83,480
HIPR Pacsoft Technologies, Inc.
Legal Advisor
03/05/2019
$36,000
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