General Counsel Salary in Boston, Massachusetts (United States)

The average salary for a General Counsel in Boston, Massachusetts is $155,134 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Intellectual Property (IP) and Legal Compliance. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
General Counsel in Boston, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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$79,822 - $297,988
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National Salary Data

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$79,822 - $297,988  
   
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$993 - $80,537  
Total Pay (?
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$81,152 - $352,347  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Experience Affects General Counsel in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%
Late-Career
up arrow 21%
National Average
$165,000

Skills That Affect General Counsel in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 32%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 21%
Contract Management
up arrow 9%
National Average
$165,000
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 12%
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