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Chief Counsel Salary

A Chief Counsel earns an average salary of $169,584 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
$115,005 - $223,491
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $169,583
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Salary
$115,005 - $223,491  
   
Bonus
$1,500 - $67,563  
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$97,277 - $267,126  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
United States (change)

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

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$195,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 2%