$164,988
Avg. Salary
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$20,347

Bonus

$25,000

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a General Counsel in Seattle, Washington is $164,988 per year.

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Salary $87,586 - $264,189
Bonus $5,068 - $101,014
Profit Sharing $25,000
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$87,586 - $342,550
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

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 Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

General Counsel Job Listings

Key Stats for General Counsel

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
33%

Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries

Experienced
▲22%

Late-Career
▲15%

National Average
$173,000

Skills That Affect General Counsel Salaries

Human Resources
▲22%

Legal Compliance
▲4%

National Average
$173,000

Intellectual Property (IP)
▼13%

Contract Management
▼14%

Contract Negotiation
▼15%

Litigation Case Management
▼20%

Regulatory Compliance
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 84%
no benefits
None: 3%