Average Mid-Career Legal Counsel with Contract Negotiation Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$127,545
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$15,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Counsel with Contract Negotiation skills in Houston, Texas is $127,545.
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$73k
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$128k
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$73k - $172k
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$73k - $223k

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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 Regulatory Compliance, Litigation Case Management, Legal Research, Legal Compliance 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 $114,650 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 22 salaries.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 31.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (7.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (28.2% less), Chicago, Illinois (22.9% less) and Dallas, Texas (16.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 36 survey responses.
Early Career
38.9%
Experienced
61.1%

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