General Counsel Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

A General Counsel in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $152,446 per year.
General Counsel in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$75,334 - $243,523
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National Salary Data

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$75,334 - $243,523  
   
Bonus
$993 - $70,469  
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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$75,334 - $300,213  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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Experience Affects General Counsel in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
National Average
$167,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 53%

Skills That Affect General Counsel in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

National Average
$167,000
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 5%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 7%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 12%
Contract Management
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 7%
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