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General Counsel Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

The average salary for a General Counsel in Boston, Massachusetts is $162,945 per year. A skill in Intellectual Property (IP) is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$79,096 - $286,438
(Median)
$79K
$160K
$290K
MEDIAN: $162,944
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Salary
$79,096 - $286,438  
   
Bonus
$9,759 - $80,000  
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).
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$80,580 - $324,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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Experience Affects General Counsel in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 71%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$173,000

Skills That Affect General Counsel in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 45%

National Average
$173,000

Legal Compliance
up arrow 4%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 5%

Contract Management
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 14%