Experienced Senior Counsel Salary

Experienced Senior Counsels enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($161K) annually. Total cash compensation to Experienced Senior Counsels approaches anywhere from $124K on the lower end to $246K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $50K from bonuses and upwards of $44K from profit sharing. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Experienced Senior Counsels making up 51 percent of survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$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%