A General Counsel with Legal Document Review skills earns an average salary of $145,814 per year.

$81,092 - $236,835
$81K
$150K
$240K
MEDIAN: $145,814
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Salary
$81,092 - $236,835  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $72,719  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,037  
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$84,870 - $276,069  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 122

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Pay by Experience Level for General Counsel

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for General Counsel

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
29%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

National Average
$157,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 42%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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