Special Counsel Salary

The average pay for a Special Counsel is $142,200 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$103,042 - $339,353
$100K
$140K
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MEDIAN: $144,429
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$103,042 - $339,353  
   
Bonus
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
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$103,042 - $436,311  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Job Description for Special Counsel

A special counsel is a lawyer who is brought in to assist a state or federal jurisdiction during a specific case, when that institution feels that it is in the public interest. This traditionally occurs when the prosecutor or attorney general feels that there is the potential for the public to feel that a conflict of interest may exist. Another reason to enlist a special counsel is in situations regarding extremely technical details, and the lawyer possesses expertise that may be of use.

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Key Stats for Special Counsel

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
38%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Special Counsel Salaries

Experienced
▲58%

National Average
$145,000

Late-Career
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None:
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