Average Legal Counsel with Contract Negotiation Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$124,303
Avg. Salary
$17,000
Bonus
$10,000
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The average salary for a Legal Counsel with Contract Negotiation skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $124,303.
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$80k
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$124k
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$305k
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Salary
$80k - $305k
Bonus
$9k - $75k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$80k - $450k

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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 Legal Compliance and Regulatory Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Lobbying, Legal Document Review and Legal Research.

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 $110,000 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 24.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (4.7% more) and New York, New York (4.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (2.0% less) and Houston, Texas (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 12 survey responses.
Early Career
58.3%
Mid Career
41.7%

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