Salary Legal Counsel

Our data for salaries for legal counsel has been updated the last time on 28-01-2022. On 28-01-2022 the average salary for a legal counsel was € 7,276. The data on Jobsking.com has been composed by data analysts from millions of vacancies combined with own data.

The highest measured yearly salaries for legal counsel are € 115,000 and the lowest are € 55,000. The most common salaries for legal counsel are between € 68,000 (25%) and € 115,000 (75%) per year.

Converted to a monthly salary, this is a maximum of € 9,583 and a minimum of € 4,583 with the most common monthly salaries for legal counsel between € 5,625 and € 9,583 per month or € 32 and € 55 per hour.

 
The amount that you can earn depends on several factors. Which diplomas or certificates do you possess? How long have you been doing this work? How old are you? What does the CLA prescribe for your industry? Is your role steering or executive? With our salary calculator you can calculate what you could earn as a legal counsel.

Highest salary for legal counsel in regions and cities

We see a large discrepancy in the salaries for legal counsel based on regions and cities. Below the salaries for legal counsel are compared:

County Carlow, County Cavan, County Clare, County Cork, County Donegal, County Dublin, County Galway, County Kerry, County Kildare, County Kilkenny, County Laois, County Leitrim, County Limerick, County Longford, County Louth, County Mayo, County Meath, County Monaghan, County Offaly, County Roscommon, County Sligo, County Tipperary, County Waterford, County Westmeath, County Wexford, County Wicklow

County Carlow – average salary € 6,900

The top cities for legal counsel in County Carlow are:

  1. Sligo € 7,160 per month.
  2. Wexford € 7,160 per month.
  3. Wicklow € 7,160 per month.
  4. County Laois € 7,044 per month.
  5. Dún Laoghaire € 7,028 per month.
  6. Bray € 7,028 per month.
  7. An Bhuiríos € 7,018 per month.
  8. Swords € 6,900 per month.
  9. Dundalk € 6,883 per month.
  10. Remote € 5,625 per month.

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County Cavan – average salary € 7,232

The top cities for legal counsel in County Cavan are:

  1. Béal Átha Conaill € 7,864 per month.
  2. Limerick € 7,575 per month.
  3. Galway € 6,840 per month.
  4. Cork € 6,836 per month.
  5. Kingscourt € 6,686 per month.
  6. Belturbet € 6,662 per month.
  7. Baile Shéamais Dhuibh € 6,335 per month.
  8. Cootehill € 6,326 per month.
  9. Cill Na Seanrátha € 6,189 per month.
  10. Cavan € 6,016 per month.

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County Clare – average salary € 4,722

The top cities for legal counsel in County Clare are:

  1. Inis Díomáin € 7,429 per month.
  2. Doolin € 7,064 per month.
  3. Killaloe € 6,974 per month.
  4. Bunratty € 6,686 per month.
  5. Dublin € 6,489 per month.
  6. Remote € 6,379 per month.
  7. Lisdoonvarna € 6,350 per month.
  8. Kilrush € 6,319 per month.
  9. Clare € 6,280 per month.
  10. Shannon € 4,583 per month.

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County Cork – average salary € 7,488

The top cities for legal counsel in County Cork are:

  1. Curraheen € 8,153 per month.
  2. Lissardagh € 7,864 per month.
  3. Ballinhassig € 7,864 per month.
  4. Bun An Tábhairne € 7,864 per month.
  5. Ballygarvan € 7,536 per month.
  6. Derry € 7,276 per month.
  7. Remote € 7,276 per month.
  8. Macroom € 7,056 per month.
  9. Cill Ia € 7,047 per month.
  10. Mayfield € 6,942 per month.

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County Donegal – average salary € 6,944

The top cities for legal counsel in County Donegal are:

  1. Blackrock € 7,696 per month.
  2. Dungloe € 7,319 per month.
  3. Donegal € 7,276 per month.
  4. Dublin € 7,276 per month.
  5. Swords € 7,272 per month.
  6. Cork € 7,244 per month.
  7. Wicklow € 7,160 per month.
  8. Carlow € 7,156 per month.
  9. Temporarily Remote € 7,104 per month.
  10. Remote € 5,625 per month.

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County Dublin – average salary € 7,578

The top cities for legal counsel in County Dublin are:

  1. Belfield € 8,380 per month.
  2. Ward € 7,843 per month.
  3. Tyrrelstown € 7,622 per month.
  4. Templeogue € 7,572 per month.
  5. Galway € 7,552 per month.
  6. Dublin West € 7,500 per month.
  7. Killiney € 7,356 per month.
  8. Naul € 7,330 per month.
  9. Palmerstown € 7,276 per month.
  10. Dublin € 5,625 per month.

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County Galway – average salary € 6,910

The top cities for legal counsel in County Galway are:

  1. Clifden € 7,451 per month.
  2. Spiddal € 7,143 per month.
  3. Ballybrit € 7,096 per month.
  4. Droichead An Chláirín € 7,076 per month.
  5. Mountbellew € 6,963 per month.
  6. Salthill € 6,734 per month.
  7. Remote € 6,729 per month.
  8. Headford € 6,680 per month.
  9. Knocknacarra € 6,680 per month.
  10. Oughterard € 6,550 per month.

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County Kerry – average salary € 6,794

The top cities for legal counsel in County Kerry are:

  1. Cahersiveen € 7,879 per month.
  2. Dingle € 7,287 per month.
  3. Killorglin € 6,971 per month.
  4. Cathair Dónall € 6,937 per month.
  5. Rathmore € 6,739 per month.
  6. Ardfert € 6,686 per month.
  7. Waterville € 6,680 per month.
  8. Kenmare € 6,326 per month.
  9. Castleisland € 6,240 per month.
  10. Listowel € 6,197 per month.

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County Kildare – average salary € 7,557

The top cities for legal counsel in County Kildare are:

  1. Remote € 9,583 per month.
  2. Ireland € 7,904 per month.
  3. Blackrock € 7,696 per month.
  4. Johnstown € 7,421 per month.
  5. Dublin € 7,276 per month.
  6. Swords € 7,272 per month.
  7. Dundalk € 7,210 per month.
  8. Carlow € 7,156 per month.
  9. Bray € 7,028 per month.
  10. Dún Laoghaire € 7,028 per month.

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County Kilkenny – average salary € 7,604

The top cities for legal counsel in County Kilkenny are:

  1. South Dublin € 7,637 per month.
  2. Dundalk € 7,589 per month.
  3. Limerick € 7,058 per month.
  4. Thomastown € 7,028 per month.
  5. Callan € 6,942 per month.
  6. Piltown € 6,381 per month.
  7. Cork € 6,333 per month.
  8. Dublin € 6,325 per month.
  9. Kilkenny € 5,735 per month.
  10. Remote € 5,625 per month.

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County Laois – average salary € 6,697

The top cities for legal counsel in County Laois are:

  1. Mountmellick € 6,937 per month.
  2. Killenard € 6,750 per month.
  3. Abbeyleix € 6,335 per month.
  4. Portarlington € 6,335 per month.
  5. Remote € 6,093 per month.
  6. Port Laoise € 4,813 per month.
  7. Dublin € 4,630 per month.
  8. Durrow € 4,105 per month.

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County Leitrim – average salary € 7,604

The top cities for legal counsel in County Leitrim are:

  1. Cionn Locha € 7,859 per month.
  2. Letterkenny € 7,529 per month.
  3. Sandyford € 7,321 per month.
  4. Dublin West € 7,276 per month.
  5. Dublin € 7,276 per month.
  6. Wicklow € 7,160 per month.
  7. County Laois € 7,044 per month.
  8. Dún Laoghaire € 6,937 per month.
  9. Kildare € 6,812 per month.
  10. Remote € 5,625 per month.

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County Limerick – average salary € 7,118

The top cities for legal counsel in County Limerick are:

  1. South Dublin € 7,896 per month.
  2. Dooradoyle € 7,256 per month.
  3. Cork € 6,988 per month.
  4. Castletroy € 6,883 per month.
  5. Kildare € 6,812 per month.
  6. Remote € 6,674 per month.
  7. Kilmallock € 6,672 per month.
  8. Galway € 6,395 per month.
  9. Raheen € 6,302 per month.
  10. Newcastle West € 6,168 per month.

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County Longford – average salary € 6,272

The top cities for legal counsel in County Longford are:

  1. Dublin € 7,190 per month.
  2. Granard € 6,809 per month.
  3. Edgeworthstown € 6,809 per month.
  4. Longford € 5,740 per month.
  5. Ballymahon € 4,813 per month.

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County Louth – average salary € 5,753

The top cities for legal counsel in County Louth are:

  1. Omeath € 7,000 per month.
  2. Collon € 6,686 per month.
  3. Carlingford € 6,641 per month.
  4. Dublin € 6,342 per month.
  5. Blackrock € 5,660 per month.
  6. Ardee € 5,450 per month.
  7. Dunleer € 5,308 per month.
  8. Dundalk € 4,915 per month.
  9. Louth € 4,816 per month.
  10. Castlebellingham € 4,713 per month.

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County Mayo – average salary € 7,133

The top cities for legal counsel in County Mayo are:

  1. Ashbourne € 7,624 per month.
  2. Dublin € 7,276 per month.
  3. Swords € 7,272 per month.
  4. Mayo Abbey € 7,210 per month.
  5. Wexford € 7,160 per month.
  6. Limerick € 7,058 per month.
  7. County Laois € 7,044 per month.
  8. Dún Laoghaire € 7,028 per month.
  9. Kiltimagh € 6,843 per month.
  10. Kildare € 6,812 per month.

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County Meath – average salary € 7,604

The top cities for legal counsel in County Meath are:

  1. South Dublin € 7,896 per month.
  2. Galway € 7,276 per month.
  3. Kilmessan € 7,208 per month.
  4. Summerhill € 7,079 per month.
  5. Slane € 6,881 per month.
  6. Dunboyne € 6,739 per month.
  7. Duleek € 6,721 per month.
  8. Athboy € 6,684 per month.
  9. Trim € 6,669 per month.
  10. Remote € 5,625 per month.

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County Monaghan – average salary € 6,164

The top cities for legal counsel in County Monaghan are:

  1. Lough Egish € 6,868 per month.
  2. Cork € 6,836 per month.
  3. Dublin € 6,806 per month.
  4. Remote € 6,729 per month.
  5. Cavan € 6,686 per month.
  6. Clones € 6,407 per month.
  7. Milltown € 6,146 per month.
  8. Monaghan € 5,572 per month.
  9. Castleblayney € 5,293 per month.
  10. Ballybay € 4,300 per month.

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County Offaly – average salary € 5,198

The top cities for legal counsel in County Offaly are:

  1. Dublin € 6,916 per month.
  2. Edenderry € 6,688 per month.
  3. Banagher € 6,555 per month.
  4. Clara € 6,135 per month.
  5. Birr € 4,813 per month.
  6. An Clochán € 4,381 per month.
  7. Tullamore € 2,999 per month.

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County Roscommon – average salary € 7,604

The top cities for legal counsel in County Roscommon are:

  1. South Dublin € 8,113 per month.
  2. Boyle € 7,538 per month.
  3. Dundalk € 7,210 per month.
  4. Louth € 7,160 per month.
  5. Limerick € 7,058 per month.
  6. Dún Laoghaire € 6,937 per month.
  7. Kildare € 6,812 per month.
  8. Naas € 6,794 per month.
  9. Kilkenny € 6,715 per month.
  10. Remote € 5,625 per month.

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County Sligo – average salary € 6,309

The top cities for legal counsel in County Sligo are:

  1. Ballymote € 6,874 per month.
  2. Cúil Mhuine € 6,869 per month.
  3. Enniscrone € 6,810 per month.
  4. Galway € 6,706 per month.
  5. Strandhill € 6,654 per month.
  6. Limerick € 6,451 per month.
  7. Cork € 6,321 per month.
  8. Remote € 6,031 per month.
  9. Tobar An Choire € 5,785 per month.
  10. Dublin € 4,586 per month.

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County Tipperary – average salary € 5,700

The top cities for legal counsel in County Tipperary are:

  1. Ballina € 7,208 per month.
  2. Cashel € 6,815 per month.
  3. Remote € 6,729 per month.
  4. Carrick-On-Suir € 6,684 per month.
  5. Dublin € 6,564 per month.
  6. Nenagh € 5,962 per month.
  7. Newport € 5,924 per month.
  8. Caher € 5,799 per month.
  9. Thurles € 5,041 per month.
  10. Tipperary € 4,708 per month.

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County Waterford – average salary € 6,699

The top cities for legal counsel in County Waterford are:

  1. Dungarvan € 7,276 per month.
  2. Dublin € 6,489 per month.
  3. Tramore € 6,002 per month.
  4. Waterford € 3,166 per month.

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County Westmeath – average salary € 7,604

The top cities for legal counsel in County Westmeath are:

  1. County Laois € 8,213 per month.
  2. Blackrock € 7,696 per month.
  3. Dublin € 7,276 per month.
  4. Wexford € 7,160 per month.
  5. Carlow € 7,156 per month.
  6. Kilbeggan € 7,087 per month.
  7. Limerick € 7,058 per month.
  8. Kinnegad € 6,999 per month.
  9. Dún Laoghaire € 6,937 per month.
  10. Remote € 5,625 per month.

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County Wexford – average salary € 6,689

The top cities for legal counsel in County Wexford are:

  1. Wexford € 7,276 per month.
  2. Rosslare Harbour € 7,231 per month.
  3. Cork € 6,836 per month.
  4. Rosslare € 6,726 per month.
  5. Limerick € 6,697 per month.
  6. Enniscorthy € 6,686 per month.
  7. New Ross € 6,547 per month.
  8. Bun Clóidi € 6,422 per month.
  9. Dublin € 6,292 per month.
  10. Gorey € 6,180 per month.

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County Wicklow – average salary € 7,107

The top cities for legal counsel in County Wicklow are:

  1. Baltinglass € 7,820 per month.
  2. Rathnew € 7,568 per month.
  3. Enniskerry € 7,508 per month.
  4. Remote € 7,276 per month.
  5. Delgany € 7,089 per month.
  6. Cork € 6,849 per month.
  7. Newtown Mount Kennedy € 6,825 per month.
  8. Bray € 6,764 per month.
  9. Greystones € 6,704 per month.
  10. Arklow € 6,672 per month.

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Salary legal counsel per year, month and hour

If you prefer to look at the salaries for legal counsel based on year salaries or per hour, then you can compare those in the following chart with the monthly salaries and broken down by region.

Region Yearly salary Monthly salary Hourly salary
County Carlow € 83,000 € 6,900 € 39.81
County Cavan € 87,000 € 7,232 € 41.73
County Clare € 57,000 € 4,722 € 27.24
County Cork € 90,000 € 7,488 € 43.2
County Donegal € 83,000 € 6,944 € 40.06
County Dublin € 91,000 € 7,578 € 43.72
County Galway € 83,000 € 6,910 € 39.87
County Kerry € 82,000 € 6,794 € 39.2
County Kildare € 91,000 € 7,557 € 43.6
County Kilkenny € 91,000 € 7,604 € 43.87
County Laois € 80,000 € 6,697 € 38.64
County Leitrim € 91,000 € 7,604 € 43.87
County Limerick € 85,000 € 7,118 € 41.07
County Longford € 75,000 € 6,272 € 36.19
County Louth € 69,000 € 5,753 € 33.19
County Mayo € 86,000 € 7,133 € 41.15
County Meath € 91,000 € 7,604 € 43.87
County Monaghan € 74,000 € 6,164 € 35.57
County Offaly € 62,000 € 5,198 € 29.99
County Roscommon € 91,000 € 7,604 € 43.87
County Sligo € 76,000 € 6,309 € 36.4
County Tipperary € 68,000 € 5,700 € 32.89
County Waterford € 80,000 € 6,699 € 38.65
County Westmeath € 91,000 € 7,604 € 43.87
County Wexford € 80,000 € 6,689 € 38.6
County Wicklow € 85,000 € 7,107 € 41.01

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More salaries for professions such as legal counsel

Compare the salary for legal counsel with other professions in the industry. Is the profession you are looking for not listed? Then use the search function at the top of the page to find your salary.

Job Title Yearly Salary Monthly Salary Weekly Salary Hourly Salary
Senior Legal Counsel € 106,000 € 8,833 € 2,038 € 50.96
Legal Assistant € 34,000 € 2,816 € 650 € 16.25
Legal Secretary € 32,000 € 2,657 € 613 € 15.33
Legal Administrative Assistant € 40,000 € 3,312 € 764 € 19.11
Legal Receptionist € 26,000 € 2,192 € 505 € 12.65

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