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The average legal counsel salary in Colorado, United States is $143,664 or an hourly rate of $69. This is 1% higher (+$1,855) than the average legal counsel salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $9,482.
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Entry Level Salary


Senior Level Salary
An entry level legal counsel (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $102,599. On the other end, a senior level legal counsel (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $172,607.
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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