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Experienced Senior Counsel Salary

Experienced Senior Counsels can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $163K per year on average. Total incomes of Experienced Senior Counsels incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $52K from bonuses and close to $48K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $125K and $260K. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. For the most part, Experienced Senior Counsels enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of Experienced Senior Counsels (51 percent) who responded to the survey. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$117,120 - $216,083
MEDIAN: $163,047

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$117,120 - $216,083  
$5,174 - $51,832  
Profit Sharing
$1,838 - $48,479  
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).
$125,294 - $260,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 380

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Skills That Affect Experienced Senior Counsel Salaries

Mergers and Acquisitions
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Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC) Experience
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Intellectual Property (IP)
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Contract Negotiation

National Average

Regulatory Compliance
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Litigation Case Management
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Complex Litigation Case Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 70 votes.


49 %
51 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 3%