Average Legal Counsel with Corporate Governance Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$120,079
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$12,000
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The average salary for a Legal Counsel with Corporate Governance skills in Houston, Texas is $120,079.
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$68k
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$120k
90%
$181k
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$68k - $181k
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$1k - $48k
Total Pay
$78k - $198k

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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 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $102,500 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $140,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 18.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (9.9% more) and Chicago, Illinois (4.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 14 survey responses.
Early Career
35.7%
Experienced
64.3%

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