A General Counsel in New York, New York earns an average salary of $195,472 per year.

$119,792 - $285,786
(Median)
$120K
$200K
$290K
MEDIAN: $195,472
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$119,792 - $285,786  
   
Bonus
$2,959 - $86,067  
Profit Sharing
$20,500  
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$138,801 - $351,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries



National Average
$214,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%


Skills That Affect General Counsel Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 4%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 4%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 2%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$214,000

Human Resources
up arrow 2%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 3%

Legal Research
up arrow 3%

Corporate Governance
up arrow 5%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 16%


Legal Document Review
up arrow 32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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