A General Counsel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earns an average salary of $158,641 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Intellectual Property (IP) is associated with high pay for this job.

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$90,042 - $203,694  
   
Bonus
$15,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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$90,042 - $254,034  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.6%

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Key Stats for General Counsel

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
043
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
31%
Location:
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Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$162,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Skills That Affect General Counsel Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 12%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 2%

National Average
$162,000

Legal Compliance
up arrow 7%

Contract Management
up arrow 19%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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