Average Mid-Career General Counsel with Corporate Governance Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$110,427
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$20,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career General Counsel with Corporate Governance skills in Houston, Texas is $110,427.
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$59k
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$110k
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$178k
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$59k - $178k
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$59k - $222k

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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, Contract Management and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Human Resources (HR) and Regulatory Compliance.

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 $161,329 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $185,076.

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 71.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (59.8% more) and San Diego, California (37.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 25 survey responses.
Experienced
48.0%
Late Career
52.0%

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