The average salary for a General Counsel in Los Angeles, California is $176,025 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Human Resources and Contract Management. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$106,575 - $251,049
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$107,252 - $289,932  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

National Average
$178,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 28%

Skills That Affect General Counsel Salaries

Human Resources
up arrow 41%

Contract Management
up arrow 21%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 3%

National Average
$178,000

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 1%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 4%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 14%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 42%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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