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.

$98,571 - $266,960
$99K
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MEDIAN: $175,853
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Salary
$98,571 - $266,960  
   
Bonus
$986 - $76,945  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $48,936  
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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$100,052 - $316,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 224

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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: $192,844

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Key Stats for General Counsel

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
31%
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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 37 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 9%
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