Associate General Counsel with Legal Research Skills Salary

Associate General Counsels with Legal Research skills can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $106K) surpassing six figures annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $35K and $20K, respectively — total cash payment to Associate General Counsels with Legal Research skills can bottom out near $64K or peak near $209K depending on individual performance. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Women Associate General Counsels with Legal Research skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$64,335 - $192,784
(Median)
$64K
$110K
$190K
MEDIAN: $105,674
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$64,335 - $192,784  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $35,297  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,866  
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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$63,522 - $209,105  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 241
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Pay by Experience Level for Associate General Counsel

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Associate General Counsels with Legal Research skills with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Folks with fewer than five years of experience earn around $87K on average, but respondents who have racked up five to 10 years benefit from a six-figure median of $126K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $167K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $216K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $110,621

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Home to some of the best pay for Associate General Counsels with Legal Research skills, Minneapolis offers exceptional salaries, 39 percent above the national average. Associate General Counsels with Legal Research skills will also find cushy salaries in New York (+36 percent) and Washington (+23 percent). Houston ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 2 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Associate General Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 96%

Experienced
up arrow 51%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$111,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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