Assistant General Counsel Salary (United States)

An Assistant General Counsel earns an average salary of $128,922 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Intellectual Property (IP) and Legal Compliance.
Assistant General Counsel Total Pay (?
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$61,224 - $191,799
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $128,921
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Assistant General Counsel Total Pay (?
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$35.75 - $146.81
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MEDIAN: $55.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$61,224 - $191,799  
   
Bonus
$1,013 - $50,879  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $25,877  
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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$62,898 - $230,835  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 843
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$35.75 - $146.81  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,013 - $50,879  
   
Profit Sharing
$983 - $25,877  
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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$62,898 - $230,835  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 843
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Job Description for Assistant General Counsel

An assistant general counsel ensures a company's compliance with relevant laws and regulations. They work closely with the business team to develop policies, practices, and guidelines concerning state, federal, and international compliance with laws and regulations. Their main focus is on laws and regulations that concern the company; for example, many insurance companies use general counsel, who are concerned mainly with insurance laws.
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Assistant General Counsel Tasks
  • Provide legal advice on legal and regulatory issues and federal and state laws and regulations.
  • Represent client's interests in transactions, affiliations, mergers, joint ventures, contracts and other business opportunities.
  • Provide assistance to office of General Counsel.

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Pay Difference By Location

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$141,000
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Experience Affects Assistant General Counsel Salaries

National Average
$141,000

Skills That Affect Assistant General Counsel Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
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Regulatory Compliance
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Contract Negotiation
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National Average
$141,000

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Gender

Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 6%
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