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Mid-Career General Counsel Salary

A Mid-Career General Counsel earns an average salary of $118,677 per year.

$77,054 - $185,690
MEDIAN: $118,677

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$77,054 - $185,690  
$493.16 - $44,900  
Profit Sharing
$715 - $24,468  
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).
$78,829 - $206,011  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 441

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career General Counsel Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 6%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 5%

National Average

Legal Compliance
up arrow 2%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 3%

Contract Management
up arrow 4%

Human Resources
up arrow 4%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 8%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 9%

Legal Research
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.


42 %
58 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 12%