The average salary for a General Counsel is AU$197,222 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Legal Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$150,668 - AU$298,663
AU$150K
AU$200K
AU$300K
MEDIAN: AU$197,222
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$345K
Salary AU$150,668 - AU$298,663
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$81,703
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$140,000 - AU$345,003
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 51

General Counsel Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$210,133

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

General Counsel Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a General Counsel?

General Counsel in Toowoomba:
"Work Flexibility, Stress Levels, Corporate Culture."
Pros: Less deadlines, no staff responsibilities and not having to invoice clients and chase them for payment.
Cons: Not being used to full potential and work getting lost in the system.

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Key Stats for General Counsel

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries

▲25%

▲2%

National Average
AU$210,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect General Counsel Salaries


National Average
AU$210,000


Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 95%