Vice President (VP) & General Counsel Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Vice President (VP) & General Counsel is $159,071 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Vice President (VP) & General Counsel Salary (?
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$96,372 - $225,063
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$96,372 - $225,063  
   
Bonus
$2,909 - $59,900  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $72,719  
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$99,908 - $273,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 216
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Job Description for Vice President (VP) & General Counsel

  • Report on legal standing, audits, and compliance matters regularly and when special needs arise.
  • Provide legal counsel to executives and internal teams for documents and strategies.
  • Oversee all litigation and regulatory filings, both new and ongoing.
  • Lead and financially manage the legal/compliance department of the organization.
  • Select and manage external legal counsel as needed.

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$175,000
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Experience Affects Vice President (VP) & General Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$175,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP) & General Counsel Salaries

Litigation Case Management
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National Average
$175,000
Contract Negotiation
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Legal Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 7%