Legal Counsel with Corporate Governance Skills Salary

The average salary for a Legal Counsel with Corporate Governance skills is $117,989 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$76,041 - $179,606
$76K
$120K
$180K
MEDIAN: $120,891
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Salary
$76,041 - $179,606  
   
Bonus
$2,543 - $44,000  
Profit Sharing
$20,000  
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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$79,655 - $200,398  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Counsel

Pay by Experience for a Legal Counsel has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Counsel with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Counsel with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $136,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $138,000 based on 17 salaries. A Legal Counsel with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Legal Counsel

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Legal Counsel Salaries

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲5%

Late-Career
▼0%

National Average
$129,000

Entry-Level
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 14%
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