Mid-Career Associate General Counsel Salary

Salaries for Mid-Career Associate General Counsels are generous, with average pay above six figures ($128K) per year. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Associate General Counsels — which occasionally include more than $35K from bonuses and more than $20K from profit sharing — stretch from around $89K to approximately $204K. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 53 percent. Most Mid-Career Associate General Counsels report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$87,732 - $182,267
MEDIAN: $128,131

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National Salary Data (?
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$87,732 - $182,267  
$1,017 - $35,156  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $20,426  
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).
$88,687 - $203,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 426
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $134,277

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For Mid-Career Associate General Counsels, busy Minneapolis offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 29 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Associate General Counsels can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+18 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), Houston (+12 percent), and Washington (+4 percent). Trailing the national average by 11 percent, Chicago is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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Skills That Affect Associate General Counsel Salaries

Mergers and Acquisitions
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Intellectual Property (IP)
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Regulatory Compliance
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Contract Management
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Corporate Governance
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Contract Negotiation
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Complex Litigation Case Management
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Legal Research
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Legal Compliance
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Litigation Case Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.


53 %
47 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 6%