Average Mid-Career General Counsel with Corporate Governance Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$176,500
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$25,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career General Counsel with Corporate Governance skills in Los Angeles, California is $176,500.
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$153k
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$177k
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$207k
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$153k - $207k
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$8k - $49k
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$153k - $246k

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Job Description for General Counsel

General Counsel Tasks
  • Provide legal advice on legal and regulatory issues and federal and state laws and regulations.
  • Represent client or corporation in negotiations with accounts and regulators.
  • Draft, review and negotiate contracts.
  • Assist with possible mergers, acquisitions and formation of business entities.

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Pay by Experience Level for General Counsel

An early career General Counsel with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $120,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced General Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $193,128 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $203,473.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with General Counsel in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 7.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (37.4% less) and San Diego, California (13.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Early Career
20.7%
Experienced
41.4%
Late Career
37.9%

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