For Mid-Career Associate General Counsels, annual average wages total $135K per year. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Associate General Counsels — including $32K in bonuses and $15K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $91K to $199K depending on individual performance. 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. Most Mid-Career Associate General Counsels like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$88,762 - $182,814
MEDIAN: $135,022

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$88,762 - $182,814  
$3,064 - $32,177  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $15,101  
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).
$91,156 - $198,511  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 302
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $142,422

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For Mid-Career Associate General Counsels, Dallas provides a pay rate that is 29 percent greater than the national average. Mid-Career Associate General Counsels will also find cushy salaries in Minneapolis (+27 percent), New York (+17 percent), Philadelphia (+15 percent), and Salt Lake City (+10 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in an Associate General Counsel's salary, with Baltimore Mid-Career Associate General Counsels earning salaries that are 26 percent less than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Chicago and Tampa (17 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Associate General Counsel Salaries

Mergers and Acquisitions
up arrow 18%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 17%

Regulatory Compliance
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Contract Negotiation
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National Average

Corporate Governance
up arrow 1%

Legal Compliance
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Legal Research
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Contract Management
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Litigation Case Management
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Complex Litigation Case Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.


54 %
46 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 5%