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General Counsel Salary in New York

A General Counsel in New York, New York earns an average salary of $190,081 per year.

$95,255 - $301,787
MEDIAN: $190,081

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$95,255 - $301,787  
$3,854 - $75,674  
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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).
$97,892 - $348,190  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 107

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Pay by Experience Level for General Counsel in New York, New York

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects General Counsel in New York, New York Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect General Counsel in New York, New York Salaries

Legal Compliance
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National Average

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 2%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 3%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 4%

Human Resources
up arrow 6%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 12%

Contract Management
up arrow 17%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 39%

Legal Research
up arrow 39%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.


30 %
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 9%