General Counsel Salary in Boston, Massachusetts (United States)

The average salary for a General Counsel in Boston, Massachusetts is $180,000 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Legal Compliance and Intellectual Property (IP). Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
General Counsel in Boston, Massachusetts Salary (?
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$79,463 - $298,999
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National Salary Data

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$79,463 - $298,999  
   
Bonus
$9,696 - $81,703  
Total Pay (?
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$80,868 - $357,375  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Experience Affects General Counsel in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
National Average
$198,000

Skills That Affect General Counsel in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 22%
Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 10%
National Average
$198,000
Contract Management
up arrow 9%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
32%
female alumni
 
Male
68%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 13%