An Assistant General Counsel in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $157,942 per year. A skill in Litigation Case Management is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$85,533 - $233,787
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$86K
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$230K
MEDIAN: $157,942
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$85,533 - $233,787  
   
Bonus
$3,973 - $67,953  
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$88,498 - $298,722  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Assistant General Counsel Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$172,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

Entry-Level
up arrow 35%

Skills That Affect Assistant General Counsel Salaries

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 16%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 1%

National Average
$172,000

Legal Compliance
up arrow 7%

Legal Research
up arrow 11%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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