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General Counsel Salary with Legal Research skills

General Counsels with Legal Research skills enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($122K) annually. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction for General Counsels with Legal Research skills is high. More than half of General Counsels with Legal Research skills (61 percent) survey respondents are men. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
$67,535 - $200,976
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $118,535
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Salary
$67,535 - $200,976  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $39,630  
Profit Sharing
$1,300 - $60,000  
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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).
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$68,773 - $216,369  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 159
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Pay by Experience Level for General Counsel with Legal Research skills

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Professionals with less than five years' experience earn a median of $79K annually, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts report a weighty six-figure median of $108K. General Counsels with Legal Research skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $148K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $172K.

Experience Affects General Counsel with Legal Research skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

National Average
$122,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Entry-Level
up arrow 35%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 13%