Experienced Senior Counsel Salary

On average, Experienced Senior Counsels earn six-figure salaries ($161K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Total cash compensation to Experienced Senior Counsels bottoms out near $124K and approaches $246K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $50K from bonuses and almost $44K from profit sharing. Men make up a slight majority of Experienced Senior Counsels (51 percent) who responded to the survey. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Experienced Senior Counsels.

$115,829 - $208,148
MEDIAN: $160,740

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National Salary Data (?
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$115,829 - $208,148  
$4,870 - $49,539  
Profit Sharing
$2,150 - $44,000  
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).
$124,048 - $246,249  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 444
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Skills That Affect Senior Counsel Salaries

Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC) Experience
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Mergers and Acquisitions
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Intellectual Property (IP)
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Contract Negotiation
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Regulatory Compliance
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National Average

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 77 votes.


49 %
51 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 3%