Mid-Career Associate General Counsel Salary

An average Mid-Career Associate General Counsel can expect to take home roughly $131K annually. In the world of Mid-Career Associate General Counsels, total cash compensation can vary between $82K and $196K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $32K and $30K, respectively. The majority of Mid-Career Associate General Counsels claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women Mid-Career Associate General Counsels who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$81,500 - $181,299
MEDIAN: $133,281

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Salary $81,500 - $181,299
Bonus $3,604 - $33,190
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $29,087
Total Pay (?
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).
$87,160 - $197,232
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 328

Associate General Counsel Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $140,973

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

For Mid-Career Associate General Counsels, Minneapolis provides a pay rate that is 35 percent greater than the national average. Mid-Career Associate General Counsels can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+34 percent), Las Vegas (+24 percent), Philadelphia (+20 percent), and New York (+14 percent). Chicago ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 14 percent below the national average. Workers in Tampa and Baltimore earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (6 percent less and 2 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Associate General Counsel


51 %
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years

Skills That Affect Associate General Counsel Salaries

Mergers and Acquisitions

Regulatory Compliance

Intellectual Property (IP)

Legal Compliance

National Average

Corporate Governance

Contract Management

Legal Research

Litigation Case Management

Complex Litigation Case Management

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.


51 %
49 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 6%