Average Early-Career Legal Counsel with Contract Management Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$122,324
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$13,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Counsel with Contract Management skills in Houston, Texas is $122,324.
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$81k
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$122k
50%
$131k
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MEDIAN $122,324
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$81k - $131k
Bonus
$0 - $14k
Total Pay
$122k - $141k

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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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Legal Counsel
Senior Counsel
Corporate Counsel
General Counsel
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Counsel

Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Research, Regulatory Compliance, Legal Compliance, Legal Document Review and Contract Negotiation.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Counsel

A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $122,014 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,078 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 3.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (3.9% less) and Los Angeles, California (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 17 survey responses.
Mid Career
58.8%
Experienced
41.2%

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