GENERAL COUNSEL SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$94,000
$50,000
Min 10%
$94,000
Median 50%
$178,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Suffolk Construction
Highest Paying City
San Bruno, CA
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Average Experience Level
3.4 years
How much does a general counsel make?
General Counsels in America make an average salary of $94,715 per year or $45.54 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 128,000. The top 10 percent earn over $178,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $50,000 annually. Most General Counsel jobs are in Professional companies and Health Care companies. The best states for high paying General Counsel jobs are Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, New Hampshire, and Maine. The typical tenure for a General Counsel is 3.4 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs

Average General Counsel Salary By Company

There is good job security in General Counsel positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Most General Counsel jobs are in Professional companies and Professional companies. Companies like Suffolk Construction or State of New York will get you the highest pay packages. Also, companies like Gemini Corp and Path com Inc. pay their General Counsels very well.

Average General Counsel Salary By Location

The national average salary for a General Counsel in the USA is $94,715 annually or $45.54 hourly. San Bruno, CA reports the highest annual salary for General Counsels at 120,260. Even as an entry-level General Counsel, you will make $57,000 per year in San Bruno, CA. The highest earning states when it comes to General Counsel salaries are Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, New Hampshire, and Maine. Mississippi, Tennessee, and South Carolina have the lowest General Counsel salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Bruno, CA
$120,260
2
Seattle, WA
$113,303
3
Andover, MA
$103,061
4
New York, NY
$100,675
5
Baltimore, MD
$99,639

RECENTLY ADDED General Counsel SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
General Counsel
10/30/2019
$62,397
State of Minnesota
General Counsel
10/29/2019
$86,443
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
General Counsel
10/29/2019
$50,969
Election Assistance Commission
General Counsel
10/28/2019
$156,000
Robert Half
General Counsel
10/26/2019
$150,000
10/26/2019
$174,632
District of Columbia Courts
General Counsel
10/25/2019
$140,475
Internal Revenue Service
General Counsel
10/25/2019
$134,789
10/22/2019
$127,914
Randstad
General Counsel
10/18/2019
$73,045
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