General Counsel Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average salary for a General Counsel in Chicago, Illinois is $142,431 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Contract Negotiation, Legal Compliance, and Contract Management.

$76,660 - $243,870

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$76,660 - $243,870  
   
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$993 - $59,180  
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$76,678 - $283,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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Experience Affects General Counsel in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 50%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

National Average
$155,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 43%

Skills That Affect General Counsel in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 13%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 13%

Contract Management
up arrow 11%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 7%

National Average
$155,000

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 9%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 7%
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