Corporate Counsel Salary

A Corporate Counsel earns an average salary of $107,985 per year. A skill in Corporate is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
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$67,568 - $163,326
(Median)
$68K
$110K
$160K
MEDIAN: $107,985
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$23.99 - $99.67
(Median)
$24
$43
$100
MEDIAN: $42.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$67,568 - $163,326  
   
Bonus
$983 - $30,428  
Profit Sharing
$981 - $30,201  
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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$68,770 - $185,398  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,298
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$23.99 - $99.67  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $88.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$983 - $30,428  
   
Profit Sharing
$981 - $30,201  
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).
)
$68,770 - $185,398  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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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

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

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Experience Affects Corporate Counsel Salaries




National Average
$116,000


Skills That Affect Corporate Counsel Salaries

Corporate
up arrow 14%

Real Estate
up arrow 8%


Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC) Experience
up arrow 3%

National Average
$116,000

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 2%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 2%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 3%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 4%

Mergers and Acquisitions
up arrow 9%




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 216 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 6%
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