A Chief Counsel earns an average salary of $196,527 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$87,262 - $257,605
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MEDIAN: $196,527
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$3,064 - $86,865  
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$87,262 - $346,399  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Job Description for Chief Counsel

  • Work to reduce legal costs and resolve situations without legal action.
  • Provide representation for the organization during legal meetings and proceedings.
  • Interpret laws, rulings, and policies to inform strategic decision-making and development of internal policies.
  • Manage the legal department.

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Experience Affects Chief Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$205,000

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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