Average Early-Career Legal Counsel with Legal Compliance Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$100,952
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$10,241
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Counsel with Legal Compliance skills in Houston, Texas is $100,952.
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$57k
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$101k
90%
$132k
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$57k - $132k
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$10k - $12k
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$57k - $145k

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Job Description for Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel Tasks
  • Advise business in legal affairs of the company including government regulations, taxes, and legal and human rights.
  • Apply for registration and copyrights for the products, processes, and trademarks of the organization.
  • Manage disputes and litigations.
  • Prepare and review legal documents including contracts, licenses, leases, sales and purchases, and real estate, etc.

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Popular Skills for Legal Counsel

Skills in Contract Negotiation, Legal Document Review, Legal Research, Contract Management and Regulatory Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Counsel

A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $122,598 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $147,394 based on 13 salaries.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in Sunnyvale, California earn an average of 58.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (25.3% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (19.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Mid Career
40.9%
Experienced
59.1%

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