Average Mid-Career General Counsel with Regulatory Compliance Skills Salary in New York, New York

$192,482
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$17,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career General Counsel with Regulatory Compliance skills in New York, New York is $192,482.
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$135k
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$192k
50%
$273k
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MEDIAN $192,482
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Salary
$135k - $273k
Bonus
$7k - $22k
Total Pay
$125k - $283k

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Job Description for General Counsel

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.

Career Paths

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Corporate Counsel
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Senior Counsel
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for General Counsel

Skills in Corporate Governance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Intellectual Property (IP), Contract Management, Legal Compliance and Contract Negotiation.

Pay by Experience Level for General Counsel

An experienced General Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $225,047 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $236,500.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dayton, Ohio (57.8% less), Houston, Texas (44.1% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (36.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 33 survey responses.
Experienced
63.6%
Late Career
36.4%

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