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Best states for a General Counsel

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Not all states present equal opportunity for employees, and when it comes to General Counsel jobs, it's no different.

We know how hard job search can be, and in order to make your life a little easier, we have the information you need in order to determine where you might want to start your job search.

Turns out, the median salary for the highest 10% of General Counsels in America is $245,000.

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The 10 Best States in America For General Counsels in 2019

  1. District of Columbia
  2. New York
  3. California
  4. Massachusetts
  5. Connecticut
  6. Illinois
  7. Colorado
  8. Texas
  9. Nevada
  10. Washington
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  • (382 jobs)
  • (804 jobs)
  • (168 jobs)
  • (57 jobs)
  • (245 jobs)
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  • (29 jobs)
  • (174 jobs)

After looking at the our most recent data, we found that District of Columbia is the best state for General Counsels.

Finally, here is the list of all states from best to worst for General Counsel jobs.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For General Counsels in 2019

1. District of Columbia

Total General Counsel Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
163 $183,496 $113,000 $296,000 5.11
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
General Counsel Jobs in District of Columbia

2. New York

Total General Counsel Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
382 $161,391 $100,000 $260,000 1.79
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
General Counsel Jobs in New York

3. California

Total General Counsel Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
804 $171,302 $114,000 $255,000 1.53
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
General Counsel Jobs in California

4. Massachusetts

Total General Counsel Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
168 $158,136 $97,000 $256,000 1.24
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
General Counsel Jobs in Massachusetts

5. Connecticut

Total General Counsel Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
57 $144,620 $89,000 $233,000 1.11
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
General Counsel Jobs in Connecticut

6. Illinois

Total General Counsel Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
245 $141,034 $87,000 $228,000 1.25
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
General Counsel Jobs in Illinois

7. Colorado

Total General Counsel Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
105 $142,209 $87,000 $229,000 1.11
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
General Counsel Jobs in Colorado

8. Texas

Total General Counsel Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
250 $142,209 $87,000 $230,000 0.78
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
General Counsel Jobs in Texas

9. Nevada

Total General Counsel Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
29 $135,449 $83,000 $219,000 1
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
General Counsel Jobs in Nevada

10. Washington

Total General Counsel Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
174 $129,281 $80,000 $208,000 1.47
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
General Counsel Jobs in Washington

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a General Counsel

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