$155,813
Avg. Salary
$57.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$20,226

Bonus

$10,241

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a General Counsel with Human Resources (HR) skills is $57.00 per hour.

The median General Counsel has a base pay of $155,813. Salaries generally range from $83k to $251k. The median bonus is $20,226. Skills that can affect salary include Human Resources (HR).
$35.23
10%
$57.00
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$198.66
90%
MEDIAN $57.00
$83k
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$156k
50%
$251k
90%
MEDIAN $155,813
$82,581 - $250,783
$83K
$160K
$250K
MEDIAN: $155,813
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$35.23 - $199
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MEDIAN: $57.00
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$0$291K
Salary $82,581 - $250,783
Bonus $2,524 - $70,951
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $50,167
Total Pay (?
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$85,249 - $291,302
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 443
Hourly Data $0$198
Hourly Rate $35.23 - $199
Annual Data $0$291K
Bonus $2,524 - $70,951
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $50,167
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).
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$85,249 - $291,302
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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.

General Counsel Job Listings

Key Stats for General Counsel

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 91 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 8%