General Counsel in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average pay for a General Counsel in Washington, District of Columbia is $193,155 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$53,773 - $290,769
$54K
$190K
$290K
MEDIAN: $186,781
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50%
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$0$348K
Salary $53,773 - $290,769
Bonus $7,796 - $61,534
Total Pay (?
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$59,764 - $348,722
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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United States (change)

About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

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Key Stats for General Counsel

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
57%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

▲13%

National Average
$195,000

Mid-Career
▼37%

Skills That Affect General Counsel Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
▲13%

Legal Compliance
▲12%

Contract Management
▲10%

Litigation Case Management
▲10%

Legal Research
▲8%

Complex Litigation Case Management
▲8%

Contract Negotiation
▲1%

National Average
$195,000

Regulatory Compliance
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
57%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 5%
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