The average pay for a General Counsel with Contract Negotiation skills is $167,692 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$94,300 - $251,505
(Median)
$94K
$170K
$250K
MEDIAN: $167,692
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$63.87 - $77.71
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $74.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$110K$220K$330K
Salary
$94,300 - $251,505  
   
Bonus
$979 - $75,797  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $58,723  
Commission
$14,250  
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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$96,524 - $307,999  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 607
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$74.29  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$979 - $75,797  
   
Commission
$14,250  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $58,723  
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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$96,524 - $307,999  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Pay by Experience Level for General Counsel

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$179,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

Entry-Level
up arrow 41%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 100 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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