A General Counsel earns an average salary of AU$177,526 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

AU$142,955 - AU$302,012
(Median)
AU$140K
AU$180K
AU$300K
MEDIAN: AU$177,525
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AU$0AU$120KAU$240KAU$360K
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AU$142,955 - AU$302,012  
   
Bonus
AU$3,020 - AU$60,820  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$125,126 - AU$340,000  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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What is it like working as a General Counsel?

General Counsel in Toowoomba:
"Work Flexibility, Stress Levels, Corporate Culture."
Pros: Less deadlines, no staff responsibilities and not having to invoice clients and chase them for payment.
Cons: Not being used to full potential and work getting lost in the system.

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Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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National Average
AU$183,000

Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect General Counsel Salaries

Legal Document Review
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National Average
AU$183,000

Legal Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental:
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 92%
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