Assistant General Counsel Salary

An Assistant General Counsel earns an average salary of $141,393 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Mergers and Acquisitions and Intellectual Property (IP).
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$70,814 - $202,208
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MEDIAN: $138,224
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$70,814 - $202,208  
   
Bonus
$2,930 - $54,245  
Profit Sharing
$1,454 - $39,866  
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$72,148 - $239,598  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 486

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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 assistance to office of General Counsel.
  • Represent client's interests in transactions, affiliations, mergers, joint ventures, contracts and other business opportunities.
  • Provide legal advice on legal and regulatory issues and federal and state laws and regulations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant General Counsel

Pay by Experience for an Assistant General Counsel has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant General Counsel with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 123 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant General Counsel with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $145,000 based on 163 salaries. An experienced Assistant General Counsel which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $185,000 based on 200 salaries. An Assistant General Counsel with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $192,000 based on 69 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $145,998

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Key Stats for Assistant General Counsel

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Assistant General Counsel Salaries

▲32%

▲27%

National Average
$146,000

▼1%

▼45%

Skills That Affect Assistant General Counsel Salaries

Mergers and Acquisitions
▲45%

Intellectual Property (IP)
▲20%




Real Estate
▲1%


National Average
$146,000


Risk Management / Risk Control
▼34%

Contract Management
▼44%

Legal Document Review
▼47%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 6%
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