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

$133,000
Avg. Salary
$24,566
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Counsel with Legal Research skills in San Francisco, California is $133,000.
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$93k
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$133k
50%
$170k
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MEDIAN $133,000
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$93k - $170k
Bonus
$0 - $25k
Total Pay
$93k - $194k

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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.

Career Paths

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Senior Counsel
Corporate Counsel
General Counsel
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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Counsel

Skills in Contract Negotiation, Legal Document Review and Regulatory Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Contract Management and Legal Compliance.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 8 survey responses.
Mid Career
100.0%