Mid-Career Associate General Counsel Salary

Mid-Career Associate General Counsels can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $128K) surpassing six figures annually. In the world of Mid-Career Associate General Counsels, overall income ranges from $89K near the bottom to $204K at the top; this can include more than $35K from bonuses and more than $20K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Women Mid-Career Associate General Counsels who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Mid-Career Associate General Counsels, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$87,732 - $182,267
MEDIAN: $128,131

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
$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, working in the bustling city of Minneapolis has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Mid-Career Associate General Counsels will also find cushy salaries in New York (+18 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), Houston (+12 percent), and Washington (+4 percent). Falling short of the national average by 11 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Chicago.

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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%