Average Mid-Career General Counsel Salary in Seattle, Washington

$148,420
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$25,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career General Counsel in Seattle, Washington is $148,420.
25%
$99k
25%
$148k
50%
$177k
75%
75%
MEDIAN $148,420
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Salary
$99k - $177k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $25k
Total Pay
$102k - $191k

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

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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 $197,840 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $222,472.
Employees with General Counsel in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 22.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (21.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (18.9% less), Washington, District of Columbia (12.4% less) and Dallas, Texas (8.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 28 survey responses.
Experienced
50.0%
Late Career
50.0%

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