Average Mid-Career General Counsel with Corporate Governance Skills Salary in New York, New York

$189,250
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$18,450
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The average salary for a Mid-Career General Counsel with Corporate Governance skills in New York, New York is $189,250.
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$128k
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$189k
90%
$275k
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$128k - $275k
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$128k - $286k

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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.

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Popular Skills for General Counsel

Skills that pay less than market rate include Litigation Case Management, Contract Management, Regulatory Compliance, Legal Compliance and Contract Negotiation.

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 $212,773 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $247,000.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (41.7% less), San Diego, California (19.6% less) and Los Angeles, California (6.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 33 survey responses.
Experienced
60.6%
Late Career
39.4%

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