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Executive Vice President & General Counsel Salary

An Executive Vice President & General Counsel earns an average salary of $158,262 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$76,302 - $260,859
MEDIAN: $158,262

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$76,302 - $260,859  
$1,510 - $73,405  
Profit Sharing
$2,500 - $165,000  
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).
$89,466 - $312,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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Job Description for Executive Vice President & General Counsel

  • Oversee all litigation and regulatory filings, both new and ongoing.
  • Provide legal counsel to executives and internal teams for documents and strategies.
  • Select and manage external legal counsel as needed.
  • Lead and financially manage the legal/compliance department of the organization.
  • Report on legal standing, audits and compliance matters regularly and when special needs arise.

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Experience Affects Executive Vice President & General Counsel Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
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83 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
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20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 6%