Average Experienced General Counsel Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$145,233
Avg. Salary
$50,000
Bonus
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The average salary for an Experienced General Counsel in Atlanta, Georgia is $145,233.
10%
$88k
10%
$145k
50%
$258k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $145,233
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Salary
$88k - $258k
Bonus
$4k - $194k
Total Pay
$88k - $330k

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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

Explore the most common career paths for General Counsel. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
General Counsel
Corporate Counsel
Attorney / Lawyer
Senior Counsel
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for General Counsel

Skills in Contract Negotiation, Legal Compliance, Litigation Case Management, Regulatory Compliance and Corporate Governance are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for General Counsel

A mid-career General Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $124,613 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $174,055.
Employees with General Counsel in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 50.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (47.5% more) and Los Angeles, California (36.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 34 survey responses.
Mid Career
26.5%
Late Career
73.5%

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