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Mid-Career General Counsel Salary (United States)

A Mid-Career General Counsel earns an average salary of $119,830 per year.
Mid-Career General Counsel Salary (?
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$76,688 - $189,249
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MEDIAN: $119,830
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National Salary Data

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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$76,688 - $189,249  
   
Bonus
$972 - $48,655  
Profit Sharing
$1,272 - $20,426  
Total Pay (?
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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$78,179 - $210,823  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 412
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Dallas
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Los Angeles
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$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
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Contract Management
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Regulatory Compliance
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Litigation Case Management
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Complex Litigation Case Management
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Legal Research
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 11%