The average pay for a General Counsel in Houston, Texas is $176,534 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Contract Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$87,262 - $256,390
(Median)
$87K
$180K
$260K
MEDIAN: $176,533
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$87,262 - $256,390  
   
Bonus
$9,635 - $148,994  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$87,262 - $351,174  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Pay by Experience Level for General Counsel

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$191,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 50%

Skills That Affect General Counsel Salaries

Contract Management
up arrow 17%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 2%

National Average
$191,000

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 1%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 6%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 7%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
48%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None:
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