Entry-Level General Counsel Salary

An Entry-Level General Counsel earns an average salary of $87,326 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Complex Litigation Case Management, Intellectual Property (IP), and Contract Negotiation.

$55,598 - $147,821
(Median)
$56K
$87K
$150K
MEDIAN: $87,325
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Salary
$55,598 - $147,821  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $28,906  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $17,750  
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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$56,725 - $155,827  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 282
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level General Counsel Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 20%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 20%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 10%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 7%

Human Resources
up arrow 6%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 4%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$89,000

Contract Management
up arrow 1%

Legal Research
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 13%
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