General Counsel in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

The average salary for a General Counsel in Boston, Massachusetts is $162,945 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Complex Litigation Case Management, Legal Research, Intellectual Property (IP), Regulatory Compliance, and Legal Compliance. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$78,711 - $267,949
(Median)
$79K
$160K
$270K
MEDIAN: $162,944
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$78,711 - $267,949  
   
Bonus
$7,500 - $77,419  
Profit Sharing
$350.00  
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$80,291 - $313,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

National Average
$176,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 37%

Skills That Affect General Counsel Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 60%

Legal Research
up arrow 55%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 44%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 43%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 27%

National Average
$176,000

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 5%

Contract Management
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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