$191,310
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The average pay for a General Counsel in Boston, Massachusetts is $191,310 per year.

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Salary $98,356 - $258,919
Bonus $3,973 - $100,334
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$102,695 - $348,832
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 56

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 Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

General Counsel Job Listings

Key Stats for General Counsel

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
41%

Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries

▲15%

National Average
$218,000

▼2%

Mid-Career
▼50%

Skills That Affect General Counsel Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
▲29%

Legal Research
▲25%

Intellectual Property (IP)
▲16%


National Average
$218,000

Human Resources
▼3%


Regulatory Compliance
▼21%

Corporate Governance
▼44%

Contract Management
▼48%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 2%