Average Legal Counsel with Intellectual Property (IP) Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$125,866
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$5,000
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The average salary for a Legal Counsel with Intellectual Property (IP) skills in Los Angeles, California is $125,866.
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$81k
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$126k
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$242k
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$81k - $242k
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$82k - $242k

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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 and Legal Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Research and Contract Management.

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 $119,724 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $128,011 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 31.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (5.0% more) and New York, New York (2.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (36.4% less), Chicago, Illinois (26.1% less) and Austin, Texas (4.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 11 survey responses.
Early Career
54.5%
Mid Career
45.5%

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