Experienced Senior Counsel Salary

On average, Experienced Senior Counsels earn six-figure salaries ($156K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Overall cash earnings for Experienced Senior Counsels stretch from $118K on the lower end to $230K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $46K from bonuses and $20K from profit sharing. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$111,504 - $201,847
$110K
$160K
$200K
MEDIAN: $156,323
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Salary $111,504 - $201,847
Bonus $4,810 - $46,456
Profit Sharing $3,945 - $20,273
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$118,286 - $229,841
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 264

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $171,198

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Experienced Senior Counsels, busy Denver offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 20 percent above the national average. Experienced Senior Counsels can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like St. Louis (+12 percent), San Francisco (+10 percent), Los Angeles (+8 percent), and Washington (+7 percent). Boston is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 17 percent. Below-median salaries also turn up in Chicago and Richmond (11 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Senior Counsel

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
10-19 years
87%
20 years or more
13%
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Skills That Affect Senior Counsel Salaries

Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC) Experience
▲36%

Mergers and Acquisitions
▲26%

Corporate
▲22%


National Average
$171,000

Contract Negotiation
▼1%

Complex Litigation Case Management
▼1%

Risk Management / Risk Control
▼2%

Intellectual Property (IP)
▼3%


Corporate Governance
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 7%
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