General Counsel Salary in San Francisco, California (United States)

The average pay for a General Counsel in San Francisco, California is $182,341 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Intellectual Property (IP), Regulatory Compliance, Contract Negotiation, and Legal Compliance. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
General Counsel in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$109,633 - $289,061
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$109,633 - $289,061  
   
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$2,715 - $52,170  
Total Pay (?
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$110,000 - $306,020  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Experience Affects General Counsel in San Francisco, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$200,000

Skills That Affect General Counsel in San Francisco, California Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 26%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 25%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 24%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 23%
National Average
$200,000
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Gender
Female
60%
female alumni
 
Male
40%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
30%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 7%
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