The average pay for a Corporate Counsel is $110,278 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$68,119 - $168,614
$68K
$110K
$170K
MEDIAN: $110,278
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MEDIAN: $46.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$68,119 - $168,614  
   
Bonus
$2,486 - $34,750  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $39,597  
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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$70,507 - $189,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,090
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$30.00 - $90.00  
   
Overtime
$32.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,486 - $34,750  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $39,597  
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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$70,507 - $189,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Counsel

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $118,040

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Key Stats for Corporate Counsel

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 150 votes.
036
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Corporate Counsel Salaries




National Average
$118,000


Skills That Affect Corporate Counsel Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
0%

Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC) Experience
0%

National Average
$118,000







Corporate
up arrow 8%

Mergers and Acquisitions
up arrow 8%



Human Resources
up arrow 18%

Real Estate
up arrow 21%

Claim Handling
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 150 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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