The average pay for a Vice President (VP) & General Counsel is $156,867 per year. Experience strongly influences salary for this job.
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$90,978 - $225,866
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$90,978 - $225,866  
   
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$3,488 - $57,566  
Profit Sharing
$1,987 - $75,503  
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$95,426 - $268,631  
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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.
Pay by Experience Level for Vice President (VP) & General Counsel
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Vice President (VP) & General Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$173,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 16%
Entry-Level
up arrow 31%

Skills That Affect Vice President (VP) & General Counsel Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 3%
National Average
$173,000
Legal Compliance
up arrow 3%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
38%
female alumni
 
Male
62%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
32%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 6%
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