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Experienced General Counsel Salary

The average salary for an Experienced General Counsel is $164,244 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Intellectual Property (IP), Corporate, and Regulatory Compliance.

$99,016 - $243,953
MEDIAN: $164,243

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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.
$99,016 - $243,953  
$0.00 - $78,655  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $25,434  
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).
$101,244 - $292,347  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 673

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Skills That Affect Experienced General Counsel Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 19%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 14%

up arrow 14%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 4%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 3%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 3%

Contract Management
up arrow 2%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 2%

National Average

Human Resources
up arrow 4%

Legal Research
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 109 votes.


40 %
60 %

Common Health Benefits

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