Assistant Legal Counsel Salary in the United States

How much does an Assistant Legal Counsel make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for an Assistant Legal Counsel in the United States is $53 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $47 and $59. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Assistant Legal Counsel

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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Assistant Legal Counsel in the United States. The average hourly rate for Assistant Legal Counsel ranges from $47 to $59 with the average hourly pay of $53. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $48 to $63 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $55.

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Job Openings for Assistant Legal Counsel
Western Bankers Association -
The Assistant General Counsel will assist WBA by providing superior legal services to the association, its internal departments, and divisions as well as Banker Benefits, its for-profit subsidiary
LinkedIn - 2 days ago
Special Counsel - San Francisco , CA
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Special Counsel - 8 days ago
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LinkedIn - 5 days ago
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LinkedIn - 3 days ago
Warren Recruiting - Seattle , Washington
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LinkedIn - 2 days ago