Late-Career General Counsel Salary
Wages for Late-Career General Counsels are generous, with average pay above six figures ($188K) per year. Cash earnings for Late-Career General Counsels — which occasionally include more than $99K from bonuses and more than $44K from profit sharing — stretch from around $129K to approximately $349K. Work is enjoyable for Late-Career General Counsels, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Late-Career General Counsels (68 percent) who took the survey are men. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$122,124 - $274,905|
|Bonus||$3,938 - $99,116|
|Profit Sharing||$0.00 - $44,000|
|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).)
|$128,607 - $348,735|
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For Late-Career General Counsels, working in the bustling city of Irvine has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Late-Career General Counsels can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+27 percent), Los Angeles (+16 percent), Denver (+14 percent), and San Francisco (+13 percent). The lowest-paying market is Pittsburgh, which sits 40 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Workers in Austin and Seattle earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (10 percent less and 5 percent less, respectively).
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