General Counsel in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average salary for a General Counsel in Chicago, Illinois is $170,068 per year. A skill in Legal Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.

$77,419 - $246,185
(Median)
$77K
$170K
$250K
MEDIAN: $170,067
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Salary
$77,419 - $246,185  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $57,812  
Profit Sharing
$15,000  
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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$77,419 - $292,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$177,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 46%

Skills That Affect General Counsel Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 25%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 5%

National Average
$177,000

Contract Management
up arrow 1%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 3%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 15%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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