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.

$79,463 - $280,854
(Median)
$79K
$160K
$280K
MEDIAN: $162,944
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$79,463 - $280,854  
   
Bonus
$9,787 - $79,463  
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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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$80,868 - $322,510  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Experience Affects General Counsel in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 59%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

National Average
$173,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 35%

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 6%

Contract Management
up arrow 31%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 13%
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