For Mid-Career Associate General Counsels, yearly average wages total $135K annually. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Associate General Counsels — which occasionally include more than $32K from bonuses and more than $15K from profit sharing — stretch from around $89K to approximately $199K. Women Mid-Career Associate General Counsels who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$86,417 - $183,333
MEDIAN: $135,311

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$86,417 - $183,333  
$2,630 - $31,964  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,899  
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).
$89,162 - $198,636  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 306

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $143,417

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Mid-Career Associate General Counsels will find that Dallas offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 29 percent. Mid-Career Associate General Counsels can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Minneapolis (+29 percent), Philadelphia (+15 percent), New York (+15 percent), and Salt Lake City (+7 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 17 percent south of the national average, can be found in Chicago. Workers in Tampa and Baltimore earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (9 percent less and 5 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Associate General Counsel


55 %
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Associate General Counsel Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
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Mergers and Acquisitions
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Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 9%

Contract Negotiation
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National Average

Legal Compliance
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Corporate Governance
up arrow 4%

Legal Research
up arrow 8%

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 42 votes.


55 %
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 5%