Senior Vice President & General Counsel Salary (United States)

A Senior Vice President & General Counsel earns an average salary of $179,386 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Senior Vice President & General Counsel Total Pay (?
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$118,545 - $277,471
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$118,545 - $277,471  
   
Bonus
$10,067 - $101,064  
Profit Sharing
$10,000 - $90,000  
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$124,374 - $345,902  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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Job Description for Senior Vice President & General Counsel
  • Oversee the legal department and manage all activity relating to legal action and compliance with government regulations.
  • Report compliance and legal issues to management and develop plans for resolving those problems.
  • Advise company management on legal issues and provide feedback on company legal strategies.
  • Develop effective legal strategies and representation to protect the company‚Äôs interests in legal cases and with regulatory agencies.
  • Select and coordinate outside legal counsel as necessary.

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National Average
$229,000
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Gender
Female
22%
female alumni
 
Male
78%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
38%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 6%
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