Corporate Counsel Salary

The average pay for a Corporate Counsel is $110,067 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$71,049 - $169,475
$71K
$110K
$170K
MEDIAN: $109,947
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50%
90%

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$32.55 - $73.05
$33
$50
$73
MEDIAN: $50.00
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50%
90%

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$0$191K
Salary $71,049 - $169,475
Bonus $2,884 - $35,224
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $40,181
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).
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$73,091 - $191,502
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,177
Hourly Data $0$73
Hourly Rate $32.55 - $73.05
Annual Data $0$191K
Bonus $2,884 - $35,224
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $40,181
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).
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$73,091 - $191,502
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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Job Description for Corporate Counsel

Corporate counsel work with sales, marketing, and operations by offering appropriate legal and non-legal advice. These professionals are generally retained to work as a legal agent for the business entity.

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Corporate Counsel Tasks

  • Conduct research on legal matters.
  • Work with regulators on business and regulatory issues.
  • Provide legal guidance to business and technical departments.
  • Negotiate and draft commercial contracts.
  • Handle complaints and compliance matters.

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Popular Skills for Corporate Counsel

Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Counsel

Pay by Experience for a Corporate Counsel has a positive trend. An entry-level Corporate Counsel with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 546 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Corporate Counsel with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 465 salaries. An experienced Corporate Counsel which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $143,000 based on 223 salaries. A Corporate Counsel with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $163,000 based on 90 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $117,833

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Key Stats for Corporate Counsel

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 179 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Corporate Counsel Salaries

▲39%

▲21%

▲11%

National Average
$118,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Corporate Counsel Salaries

Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC) Experience
▲6%

Intellectual Property (IP)
▼0%

National Average
$118,000







Corporate
▼8%

Mergers and Acquisitions
▼8%



Human Resources
▼18%

Real Estate
▼21%

Claim Handling
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 179 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 7%
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