The average salary for a General Counsel in Los Angeles, California is $181,281 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Human Resources, Corporate Governance, and Contract Management. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Key Stats for General Counsel

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
046
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
47%
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Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries


Experienced
0%

National Average
$188,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 32%

Skills That Affect General Counsel Salaries

Human Resources
up arrow 36%

Corporate Governance
up arrow 36%

Contract Management
up arrow 15%


National Average
$188,000

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 3%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 4%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 9%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 19%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 45%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
47%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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