General Counsel in San Francisco Salary

The average pay for a General Counsel in San Francisco, California is $194,834 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Human Resources, Contract Management, Intellectual Property (IP), Contract Negotiation, and Legal Compliance. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$137,500 - $291,988
(Median)
$140K
$190K
$290K
MEDIAN: $194,834
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Salary
$137,500 - $291,988  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $84,000  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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$142,500 - $349,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$210,000

Skills That Affect General Counsel Salaries

Human Resources
up arrow 42%

Contract Management
up arrow 19%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 17%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 16%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 16%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 8%

National Average
$210,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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