Average Legal Counsel with Legal Research Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$164,789
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$24,566
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The average salary for a Legal Counsel with Legal Research skills in San Francisco, California is $164,789.
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$80k
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$165k
90%
$234k
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$80k - $234k
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$10k - $33k
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$80k - $288k

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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 Regulatory Compliance and Intellectual Property (IP) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Document Review, Legal Compliance and Contract Negotiation.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Counsel

An early career Legal Counsel with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $133,000 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $167,052 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (42.4% less), Milwaukee, Wisconsin (39.3% less) and Houston, Texas (28.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 15 survey responses.
Early Career
40.0%
Mid Career
60.0%

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