Experienced Senior Counsel Salary

Wages for Experienced Senior Counsels are generous, with average pay above six figures ($162K) per year. Cash earnings for Experienced Senior Counsels — which occasionally include more than $51K from bonuses and more than $48K from profit sharing — stretch from around $125K to approximately $259K. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Men make up a slight majority of Experienced Senior Counsels (50 percent) who responded to the survey. Job satisfaction for Experienced Senior Counsels is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$116,879 - $214,591
MEDIAN: $162,387

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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.
$116,879 - $214,591  
$5,117 - $51,327  
Profit Sharing
$1,855 - $48,177  
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).
$125,095 - $258,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 397
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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
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Regulatory Compliance

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 70 votes.


50 %
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 3%