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$96,610

Average Base Salary

$46/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$4,618

Average Bonus
The average legal counsel government salary in United States is $96,610 or an equivalent hourly rate of $46. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $4,618. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$73,221

Entry Level Salary

$116,614

Senior Level Salary
An entry level legal counsel government (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $73,221. On the other end, a senior level legal counsel government (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $116,614.

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Job Description
Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.

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