Average Legal Counsel with Legal Document Review Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$119,705
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$16,600
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The average salary for a Legal Counsel with Legal Document Review skills in Houston, Texas is $119,705.
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$65k
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$120k
90%
$174k
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$65k - $174k
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$5k - $51k
Total Pay
$69k - $200k

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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 Contract Negotiation and Contract Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Regulatory Compliance, Litigation Case Management and Legal Compliance.

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 $103,849 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $135,000 based on 15 salaries.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 18.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (11.8% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (5.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (22.9% less), Washington, District of Columbia (22.8% less) and Denver, Colorado (11.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 26 survey responses.
Early Career
42.3%
Experienced
57.7%

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