How much does a Patent Counsel make?

Updated Apr 14, 2021

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$182,089 /yr
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24 salaries

$121K

Low

$182K

Average

$275K

High

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The national average salary for a Patent Counsel is $182,089 in United States. Filter by location to see Patent Counsel salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 24 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Patent Counsel employees.

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Qualcomm
4.1

Qualcomm

Patent Counsel

$199,926

 /yr
Range: $166K - $213K
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$166K

$213K

$166,195 - $213,377 Range

Hewlett-Packard
3.3

Hewlett-Packard

Patent Counsel

$178,228

 /yr
Range: $160K - $181K

$160K

$181K

$159,658 - $180,512 Range

Bristol Myers Squibb
4.1

Bristol Myers Squibb

Patent Counsel

$215,069

 /yr
Range: $197K - $219K

$197K

$219K

$197,116 - $219,334 Range

General Motors (GM)
4

General Motors (GM)

Patent Counsel
About 

$175K -$188K

$175K

$188K

$175,170 - $188,307 Range

Pfizer
4.2

Pfizer

Patent Counsel
About 

$212K -$225K

$212K

$225K

$211,868 - $225,282 Range

Merck
4.2

Merck

Patent Counsel
About 

$127K -$137K

$127K

$137K

$126,521 - $136,663 Range

Motorola Mobility
4

Motorola Mobility

Patent Counsel
About 

$206K -$223K

$206K

$223K

$206,371 - $223,135 Range

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Eli Lilly and Company
4.1

Eli Lilly and Company

Patent Counsel
About 

$189K -$205K

$189K

$205K

$189,458 - $204,839 Range

Bayer
4.1

Bayer

Patent Counsel
About 

$188K -$206K

$188K

$206K

$188,082 - $205,872 Range

Allergan
4

Allergan

Patent Counsel
About 

$162K -$176K

$162K

$176K

$162,266 - $176,368 Range

UTHealth
4.2

UTHealth

Patent Counsel
About 

$79K -$86K

$79K

$86K

$78,523 - $86,198 Range

SC Johnson
3.6

SC Johnson

Patent Counsel
About 

$218K -$235K

$218K

$235K

$217,808 - $234,634 Range

Technicolor
3.7

Technicolor

Patent Counsel
About 

$246K -$266K

$246K

$266K

$245,539 - $265,987 Range

Seagen
4

Seagen

Patent Counsel
About 

$151K -$164K

$151K

$164K

$150,927 - $163,894 Range

Fish & Richardson
3.7

Fish & Richardson

Patent Counsel
About 

$255K -$275K

$255K

$275K

$255,231 - $275,416 Range

U.S. Army Healthcare
3.8

U.S. Army Healthcare

Patent Counsel
About 

$150K -$166K

$150K

$166K

$150,312 - $165,792 Range

Acushnet
3.5

Acushnet

Patent Counsel
About 

$179K -$194K

$179K

$194K

$178,648 - $193,886 Range

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
4

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE

Counsel, Patents

$184,390

 /yr
Range: $169K - $184K

$169K

$184K

$169,241 - $184,390 Range

Qualcomm
4.1

Qualcomm

Senior Patent Counsel
About 

$185K -$260K

$185K

$260K

$184,711 - $259,517 Range

Aurora Innovation
3.8

Aurora Innovation

Associate Patent Counsel
About 

$183K -$200K

$183K

$200K

$183,364 - $200,395 Range

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