Average Mid-Career General Counsel with Corporate Governance Skills Salary in San Diego, California

$152,131
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$20,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career General Counsel with Corporate Governance skills in San Diego, California is $152,131.
25%
$138k
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$152k
75%
$180k
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$138k - $180k
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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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Popular Skills for General Counsel

Skills in Legal Compliance and Regulatory Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Document Review, Contract Management and Contract Negotiation.

Pay by Experience Level for General Counsel

An experienced General Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $130,074 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $167,021.

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 24.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (16.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (26.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 12 survey responses.
Experienced
58.3%
Late Career
41.7%

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