Average Experienced Legal Counsel with Legal Compliance Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$147,394
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$17,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Counsel with Legal Compliance skills in Houston, Texas is $147,394.
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$76k
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$147k
90%
$242k
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$76k - $242k
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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 that pay less than market rate include Contract Management, Corporate Governance, Litigation Case Management, Legal Document Review and Contract Negotiation.

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 $101,304 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $119,633 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 14.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Indianapolis, Indiana (6.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (16.9% less), Denver, Colorado (13.5% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 20 survey responses.
Early Career
55.0%
Mid Career
45.0%

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