General Counsel with Legal Research Skills Salary

The average General Counsel with Legal Research skills can expect to rake in roughly $123K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Male General Counsels with Legal Research skills who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (66 percent) are men. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$70,130 - $215,708
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$120K
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MEDIAN: $123,418
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Salary $70,130 - $215,708
Bonus $0.00 - $57,992
Profit Sharing $22,083
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$71,649 - $238,328
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 194

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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 $88,000 based on 55 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 $123,000 based on 66 salaries. An experienced General Counsel which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $145,000 based on 74 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 $177,000 based on 36 salaries.

Key Stats for General Counsel

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
▲41%

▲15%

National Average
$126,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 8%
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