Average Experienced Legal Counsel with Legal Research Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$147,070
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$21,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Counsel with Legal Research skills in Houston, Texas is $147,070.
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$85k
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$147k
75%
$153k
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$85k - $153k
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Total Pay
$86k - $178k

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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 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Corporate Governance, Litigation Case Management, Legal Document Review 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 $109,000 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $127,084 based on 6 salaries.

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Years of Experience

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Early Career
53.8%
Mid Career
46.2%

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