The average salary for a Mid-Career General Counsel is $128,894 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Corporate Governance and Legal Document Review.

$82,691 - $203,722
MEDIAN: $128,894

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$82,691 - $203,722  
$1,973 - $38,541  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,889  
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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).
$84,928 - $222,014  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 328

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Skills That Affect General Counsel Salaries

Corporate Governance
up arrow 30%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 21%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 4%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 2%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 1%

National Average

Human Resources
up arrow 7%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 7%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 9%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 9%

Contract Management
up arrow 10%

Legal Research
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 11%