How much does a Legal make?

Updated Jul 22, 2021

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$73,829 /yr
Average Base Pay

501 salaries

$34K

Low

$74K

Average

$160K

High

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The national average salary for Legal is $73,829 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Legal salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 501 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Legal employees.

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Thomson Reuters
4

Thomson Reuters

Legal - Hourly Intern

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $18
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$16

$18

$16 - $18 Range

General Atomics
3.7

General Atomics

Legal - Hourly Intern

$19

 /hr
Range: $18 - $20

$18

$20

$18 - $20 Range

Jones Day
4

Jones Day

Legal

$199,472

 /yr
Range: $181K - $210K

$181K

$210K

$180,885 - $209,503 Range

WLT Group
3.2

WLT Group

Legal

$72,670

 /yr
Range: $61K - $84K

$61K

$84K

$60,537 - $84,189 Range

NetApp
4.1

NetApp

Legal - Hourly Intern

$32

 /hr
Range: $29 - $41

$29

$41

$29 - $41 Range

Quicken Loans
3.7

Quicken Loans

Legal - Hourly Intern

$12

 /hr
Range: $12 - $18

$12

$18

$12 - $18 Range

Pacific Dental Services
3.3

Pacific Dental Services

Legal - Hourly Intern

$26

 /hr
Range: $26 - $27

$26

$27

$26 - $27 Range

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Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Legal - Hourly Intern

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $21

$12

$21

$12 - $21 Range

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri
4.2

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri

Legal - Hourly Intern

$11

 /hr
Range: $10 - $11

$10

$11

$10 - $11 Range

ViacomCBS
3.7

ViacomCBS

Legal - Hourly Intern

$23

 /hr
Range: $21 - $26

$21

$26

$21 - $26 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Legal - Hourly Intern

$41

 /hr
Range: $21 - $46

$21

$46

$21 - $46 Range

Marvel Entertainment
3.8

Marvel Entertainment

Legal - Hourly Intern

$17

 /hr
Range: $12 - $22

$12

$22

$12 - $22 Range

Progressive Insurance
3.9

Progressive Insurance

Legal

$45,801

 /yr
Range: $43K - $110K

$43K

$110K

$43,358 - $110,000 Range

Manley Deas Kochalski
3.4

Manley Deas Kochalski

Legal - Hourly Intern

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $15

$12

$15

$12 - $15 Range

Weitz & Luxenberg
2.8

Weitz & Luxenberg

Legal - Hourly Intern

$19

 /hr
Range: $14 - $23

$14

$23

$14 - $23 Range

Commonwealth of Massachusetts
3.8

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Legal - Hourly Intern

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $25

$12

$25

$12 - $25 Range

District Council 37
3.4

District Council 37

Legal - Hourly Intern

$19

 /hr
Range: $19 - $20

$19

$20

$19 - $20 Range

Bristol Myers Squibb
4

Bristol Myers Squibb

Legal - Monthly Intern

$4,135

 /mo
Range: $4K - $5K

$4K

$5K

$3,938 - $4,522 Range

Travelers
4.1

Travelers

Legal

$64,556

 /yr
Range: $59K - $90K

$59K

$90K

$59,165 - $90,000 Range

NBCUniversal
4.1

NBCUniversal

Legal - Hourly Intern

$12

 /hr
Range: $11 - $21

$11

$21

$11 - $21 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Legal salaries

The national average salary for a Legal is $73,829 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Legal salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 501 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Legal employees.

The highest salary for a Legal in United States is $159,514 per year.

The lowest salary for a Legal in United States is $34,171 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Legal or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Legal.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent legal salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$15
hourly
A Legal in the Boulder, CO Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boulder, CO Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$60,000
per year
A Legal in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$40,000
per year
A Legal in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$180,000
per year
A Legal in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $180,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$10,000
monthly
A Legal in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $10,000 per month
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Intern
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Legal in the Columbus, OH Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Columbus, OH Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$80,000
per year
A Legal Consultant in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
 
Full-time
1001 to 5000 employees
$90,000
per year
A Legal in the Hartford, CT Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Hartford, CT Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$48,000
per year
A Notary Public in the Baton Rouge, LA Area area reported making $48,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Baton Rouge, LA Area area
Self-Employed
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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