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General Counsel Salary in San Francisco (United States)

The average pay for a General Counsel in San Francisco, California is $175,000 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 Salary (?
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$108,496 - $268,189
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National Salary Data

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$108,496 - $268,189  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $51,456  
Total Pay (?
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$108,885 - $298,326  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Experience Affects General Counsel in San Francisco, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
National Average
$190,000

Skills That Affect General Counsel in San Francisco, California Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 32%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 32%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 30%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 29%
National Average
$190,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
57%
female alumni
 
Male
43%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 8%