Chief Counsel Salary (United States)

A Chief Counsel earns an average salary of $168,714 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Chief Counsel Salary (?
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$96,995 - $232,407
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$96,995 - $232,407  
   
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$979 - $66,939  
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$94,907 - $265,382  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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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

Experienced
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Late-Career
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National Average
$195,000

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Gender

Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 4%
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