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 Salary (?
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$75,503 - $246,048
(Median)
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National Salary Data

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$75,503 - $246,048  
   
Bonus
$1,000 - $70,000  
Total Pay (?
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$75,503 - $298,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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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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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
41%
female alumni
 
Male
59%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 7%