Average Chief Counsel Salary

$175,500
Avg. Salary
$40,000
Bonus
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The average salary for a Chief Counsel is $175,500.
10%
$98k
10%
$176k
50%
$258k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $175,500
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United States (change)
Salary
$98k - $258k
Bonus
$14k - $86k
Total Pay
$98k - $339k

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Popular Skills for Chief Counsel

Skills in Legal Compliance and Regulatory Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Litigation Case Management and Contract Negotiation.

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Counsel

A mid-career Chief Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $152,583 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Chief Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $190,000 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $189,414.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Mid Career
24.1%
Experienced
37.9%
Late Career
37.9%

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