The average salary for a General Counsel in Boston, Massachusetts is $179,919 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Complex Litigation Case Management, Legal Research, and Intellectual Property (IP). Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$92,806 - $251,114
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$93K
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MEDIAN: $179,919
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$92,806 - $251,114  
   
Bonus
$6,904 - $100,446  
Profit Sharing
$850  
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$93,208 - $343,475  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$210,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 50%

Skills That Affect General Counsel Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 35%

Legal Research
up arrow 30%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 21%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 5%

National Average
$210,000

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 17%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 20%

Contract Management
up arrow 46%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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