The average salary for a General Counsel with Intellectual Property (IP) skills is $172,320 per year.

$98,506 - $258,905
$99K
$170K
$260K
MEDIAN: $172,320
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$0$110K$220K$330K
Salary
$98,506 - $258,905  
   
Bonus
$513 - $74,221  
Profit Sharing
$2,936 - $81,703  
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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$99,981 - $307,378  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 233

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Pay by Experience Level for General Counsel

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

Key Stats for General Counsel

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
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Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
32%
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Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%


National Average
$187,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Entry-Level
up arrow 44%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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