General Counsel in New York Salary

A General Counsel in New York, New York earns an average salary of $194,339 per year. A skill in Human Resources is associated with high pay for this job.

$96,676 - $295,206
(Median)
$97K
$190K
$300K
MEDIAN: $194,339
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Salary
$96,676 - $295,206  
   
Bonus
$2,013 - $87,832  
Profit Sharing
$38,000  
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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$100,174 - $350,807  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries



National Average
$210,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%


Skills That Affect General Counsel Salaries

Human Resources
up arrow 15%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 4%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 2%

Regulatory Compliance
0%

Complex Litigation Case Management
0%

National Average
$210,000

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 1%

Contract Management
up arrow 10%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 15%

Legal Research
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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