Experienced Senior Counsel Salary

Experienced Senior Counsels can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $162K per year on average. Total cash compensation for Experienced Senior Counsels runs from $125K to $252K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $50K and profit sharing that can reach almost $39K. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Experienced Senior Counsels. Men working as Experienced Senior Counsels who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 52 percent. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$117,342 - $210,879
MEDIAN: $161,600

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$117,342 - $210,879  
$5,068 - $50,473  
Profit Sharing
$1,957 - $38,809  
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).
$125,413 - $252,036  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 426
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Skills That Affect 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

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 66 votes.


48 %
52 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 3%