Entry-Level General Counsel Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level General Counsel earns an average salary of $82,016 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Intellectual Property (IP) and Complex Litigation Case Management.
Entry-Level General Counsel Total Pay (?
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$54,013 - $138,369
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National Salary Data

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$54,013 - $138,369  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $27,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,400 - $25,000  
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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$54,628 - $152,742  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 276
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level General Counsel Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 27%
Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 22%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 8%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 7%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 4%
Contract Management
up arrow 4%
Litigation Case Management
0%
National Average
$85,000
Legal Research
up arrow 7%
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Gender
Female
39%
female alumni
 
Male
61%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 16%
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