Mid-Career General Counsel Salary (United States)

A Mid-Career General Counsel earns an average salary of $119,835 per year.
Mid-Career General Counsel Total Pay (?
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$76,804 - $187,900
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MEDIAN: $119,834
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$76,804 - $187,900  
   
Bonus
$998 - $49,299  
Profit Sharing
$1,272 - $20,426  
Total Pay (?
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$78,256 - $212,385  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 421
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Pay Difference By Location
New York
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Dallas
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Houston
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Chicago
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National Average
$127,000
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career General Counsel Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
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Contract Negotiation
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National Average
$127,000
Legal Compliance
up arrow 3%
Contract Management
up arrow 3%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 6%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 10%
Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 17%
Legal Research
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 10%
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