General Counsel in New York Salary

A General Counsel in New York, New York earns an average salary of $202,472 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Human Resources is associated with high pay for this job.

$124,612 - $288,792
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MEDIAN: $203,170
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$0$351K
Salary $124,612 - $288,792
Bonus $2,483 - $90,604
Profit Sharing $3,000
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$130,885 - $351,796
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 88

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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
New York, NY:
$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
4.7%

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Pay by Experience Level for General Counsel

Pay by Experience for a General Counsel has a positive trend. An entry-level General Counsel with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $163,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A General Counsel with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $197,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced General Counsel which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $254,000 based on 45 salaries. A General Counsel with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $292,000 based on 26 salaries.

Key Stats for General Counsel

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries

▲31%

▲14%

National Average
$223,000

▼12%

▼27%

Skills That Affect General Counsel Salaries

Human Resources
▲23%


Legal Document Review
▲2%


Corporate Governance
▲1%

National Average
$223,000



Litigation Case Management
▼3%

Legal Research
▼5%



Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 11%
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