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Experienced General Counsel Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Experienced General Counsel is $161,837 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Intellectual Property (IP), Regulatory Compliance, Corporate, and Complex Litigation Case Management.
Experienced General Counsel Salary (?
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$98,765 - $241,936
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MEDIAN: $161,836
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National Salary Data

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$98,765 - $241,936  
   
Bonus
$10.14 - $78,944  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $49,665  
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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$101,322 - $290,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 657
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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Boston
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San Francisco
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Houston
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Chicago
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Tampa
up arrow 9%
Dallas
up arrow 8%
Los Angeles
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Austin
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Washington
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National Average
$178,000
Minneapolis
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Salt Lake City
up arrow 14%
Denver
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Miami
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Atlanta
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Skills That Affect Experienced General Counsel Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 21%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 18%
Corporate
up arrow 15%
Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 12%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 5%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 4%
Contract Management
up arrow 4%
Human Resources
up arrow 1%
National Average
$178,000
Legal Research
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 134 votes.

Gender

Female
39%
female alumni
 
Male
61%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 8%