Average Legal Counsel Salary in Dallas, Texas

$107,974
Avg. Salary
$14,418
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The average salary for a Legal Counsel in Dallas, Texas is $107,974.
10%
$75k
10%
$108k
50%
$145k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $107,974
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Salary
$75k - $145k
Bonus
$511 - $29k
Total Pay
$75k - $165k

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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 Litigation Case Management, Legal Research, Legal Document Review, Legal Compliance 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 $108,665 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,981 based on 16 salaries.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 39.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (16.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (15.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (9.9% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (2.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 36 survey responses.
Early Career
55.6%
Mid Career
44.4%

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