$150,000
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The average pay for a General Counsel in Detroit, Michigan is $150,000 per year.

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Salary $80,000 - $250,252
Bonus $0.00 - $101,367
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$82,892 - $308,500
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

Job Description for General Counsel

General counselors work in the business world as the main legal advisers for their respective companies. If a company specializes in a particular type of industry, such as manufacturing, their general counsel will likely be a specialist or have prior experience in the types of law that may be especially applicable to that company. For instance, an insurance company may want to hire a general counsel who is already experienced with insurance fraud law.

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General Counsel Tasks
  • Provide legal advice on legal and regulatory issues and federal and state laws and regulations.
  • Represent client or corporation in negotiations with accounts and regulators.
  • Draft, review and negotiate contracts.
  • Assist with possible mergers, acquisitions and formation of business entities.

About Detroit, Michigan

Wayne County, Michigan
677,124
Male:
319,265 (47.2%)
Female:
357,859 (52.8%)
Detroit (/dᵻˈtrɔɪt/) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the fourth-largest city in the Midwest and the largest city on the United States–Canada border. It is the seat of Wayne County, the most populous county in the state. The municipality of Detroit had a 2015 estimated population of 677,116, making it the 21st-most populous city in the United States. The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home to 4.3 million people and lies at the heart of the Great Lakes Megalopolis area, with around 60 million people. Roughly one-half of Michigan's population lives in Metro Detroit alone. The Detroit–Windsor area, a commercial link straddling the Canada–U.S. border, has a total population of about 5.7 million. Detroit is a major port on the Detroit River, a strait that connects the Great Lakes system to the Saint Lawrence Seaway. The Detroit Metropolitan Airport is among the most important hubs...
Detroit:
$25,980
Michigan:
$51,084
$747
Detroit:
$42,600
Michigan:
$137,500
10.9%

General Counsel Job Listings

Key Stats for General Counsel

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
33%

Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

National Average
$155,000

Experienced
▼16%

Skills That Affect General Counsel Salaries

National Average
$155,000

Contract Negotiation
▼20%

Legal Compliance
▼23%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 20%