Average Legal Counsel with Contract Negotiation Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$155,213
Avg. Salary
$14,452
Bonus
$40,000
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The average salary for a Legal Counsel with Contract Negotiation skills in San Francisco, California is $155,213.
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$102k
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$155k
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$194k
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$102k - $194k
Bonus
$1k - $40k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $40k
Total Pay
$103k - $239k

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

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 $138,423 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $167,588 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $198,136 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (35.6% less), Chicago, Illinois (21.5% less) and Houston, Texas (20.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 40 survey responses.
Early Career
40.0%
Mid Career
47.5%
Experienced
12.5%

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