Average Legal Counsel with Contract Negotiation Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$123,384
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$15,361
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The average salary for a Legal Counsel with Contract Negotiation skills in Houston, Texas is $123,384.
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$72k
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$123k
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$179k
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$72k - $179k
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$3k - $51k
Total Pay
$76k - $213k

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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 that pay less than market rate include Regulatory Compliance, Litigation Case Management, Contract Management, Legal Document Review and Legal Compliance.

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 $114,650 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $127,545 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 22 salaries.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 25.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (5.5% more) and New York, New York (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (23.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 56 survey responses.
Early Career
25.0%
Mid Career
35.7%
Experienced
39.3%

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