Average Legal Counsel with Contract Negotiation Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$130,136
Avg. Salary
$14,639
Bonus
$13,500
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The average salary for a Legal Counsel with Contract Negotiation skills in Los Angeles, California is $130,136.
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$81k
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$130k
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$202k
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$81k - $202k
Bonus
$1k - $38k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $14k
Total Pay
$83k - $227k

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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 Document Review and Legal Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Research, Intellectual Property (IP) and Contract Management.

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 $117,686 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $134,630 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $169,500 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 19.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (23.2% less), Chicago, Illinois (12.4% less) and Houston, Texas (5.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 38 survey responses.
Early Career
47.4%
Mid Career
31.6%
Experienced
21.1%

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