Assistant General Counsel in Chicago, Illinois Salary

An Assistant General Counsel in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $160,107 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.

$76,026 - $246,581
$76K
$160K
$250K
MEDIAN: $155,310
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Salary $76,026 - $246,581
Bonus $4,500 - $63,750
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$86,417 - $305,825
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Assistant General Counsel Job Listings

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 $111,000 based on 13 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 $170,000 based on 6 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 $171,000 based on 14 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 $160,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Assistant General Counsel

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Assistant General Counsel Salaries

▲2%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$168,000

Late-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼34%

Skills That Affect Assistant General Counsel Salaries

Litigation Case Management
▲19%

Contract Negotiation
▲4%

National Average
$168,000

Legal Compliance
▼5%

Legal Research
▼9%

Regulatory Compliance
▼11%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 6%
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