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

$139,588
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$12,245
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Counsel with Legal Document Review skills in San Francisco, California is $139,588.
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$124k
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$150k
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MEDIAN $139,588
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$124k - $150k
Bonus
$11k - $15k
Total Pay
$132k - $168k

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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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Corporate Counsel
General Counsel
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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Counsel

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

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Mid Career
100.0%

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