General Counsel with Intellectual Property (IP) Skills Salary

The average salary for a General Counsel with Intellectual Property (IP) skills is $171,663 per year.

$100,588 - $268,206
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MEDIAN: $175,350
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$0$325K
Salary $100,588 - $268,206
Bonus $508 - $80,629
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $48,479
Commission $3,250
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$102,221 - $325,040
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 217

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Pay by Experience Level for General Counsel

Pay by Experience for a General Counsel has a positive trend. An entry-level General Counsel with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 41 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A General Counsel with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $163,000 based on 38 salaries. An experienced General Counsel which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $209,000 based on 117 salaries. A General Counsel with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $209,000 based on 63 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $193,050

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for General Counsel

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
33%
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Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries

▲8%

Late-Career
▲8%

National Average
$193,000

Mid-Career
▼15%

Entry-Level
▼46%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 10%
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