Average Early-Career Legal Counsel with Contract Management Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$118,396
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$9,759
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Counsel with Contract Management skills in Los Angeles, California is $118,396.
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$95k
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$118k
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$135k
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MEDIAN $118,396
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$95k - $135k
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$5k - $10k
Total Pay
$32k - $161k

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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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Corporate Counsel
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Popular Skills for Legal Counsel

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

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 6.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (0.7% less).

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