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Average General Counsel with Intellectual Property (IP) Skills Salary in New York, New York

$196,527
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$25,000
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The average salary for a General Counsel with Intellectual Property (IP) skills in New York, New York is $196,527.
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$103k
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$197k
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$286k
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What Do General Counsels Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for General Counsels?

Skills in Contract Negotiation, Legal Compliance, Corporate Governance and Regulatory Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Contract Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for General Counsels?

An early career General Counsel with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $162,693 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career General Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $196,527 based on 5 salaries. An experienced General Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $230,000 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $230,000.
Employees with General Counsel in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 6.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (4.8% more) and Irvine, California (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Salt Lake City, Utah (32.5% less), Chicago, Illinois (18.9% less) and Los Angeles, California (8.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 26 survey responses.
Early Career
19.2%
Mid Career
19.2%
Experienced
38.5%
Late Career
23.1%

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