How much does a Corporate Counsel make?

Updated Oct 17, 2021

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$149,808 /yr
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609 salaries

$99K

Low

$150K

Average

$227K

High

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The national average salary for Corporate Counsel is $149,808 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Corporate Counsel salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 609 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Corporate Counsel employees.

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Amazon
3.7

Amazon

Corporate Counsel

$167,717

 /yr
Range: $152K - $284K
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$152K

$284K

$151,957 - $283,866 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Corporate Counsel

$283,339

 /yr
Range: $178K - $318K

$178K

$318K

$177,536 - $317,526 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Corporate Counsel

$229,916

 /yr
Range: $142K - $236K

$142K

$236K

$142,399 - $236,096 Range

Liberty Mutual Insurance
3.8

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Corporate Counsel

$156,594

 /yr
Range: $119K - $212K

$119K

$212K

$119,075 - $212,067 Range

MetLife
3.9

MetLife

Corporate Counsel

$144,609

 /yr
Range: $123K - $182K

$123K

$182K

$123,102 - $181,939 Range

Salesforce
4.4

Salesforce

Corporate Counsel

$174,060

 /yr
Range: $114K - $216K

$114K

$216K

$113,777 - $216,104 Range

Caterpillar
4

Caterpillar

Corporate Counsel

$196,952

 /yr
Range: $172K - $266K

$172K

$266K

$172,152 - $266,450 Range

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T-Mobile
4

T-Mobile

Corporate Counsel

$155,320

 /yr
Range: $137K - $196K

$137K

$196K

$136,632 - $195,845 Range

Iron Mountain
3.5

Iron Mountain

Corporate Counsel

$108,921

 /yr
Range: $88K - $167K

$88K

$167K

$88,488 - $166,763 Range

FIS
3.8

FIS

Corporate Counsel

$146,558

 /yr
Range: $97K - $157K

$97K

$157K

$97,325 - $157,197 Range

Northrop Grumman
4

Northrop Grumman

Corporate Counsel

$230,031

 /yr
Range: $156K - $255K

$156K

$255K

$156,135 - $255,452 Range

Lowe's Home Improvement
3.4

Lowe's Home Improvement

Corporate Counsel

$112,374

 /yr
Range: $105K - $146K

$105K

$146K

$105,083 - $145,842 Range

Oracle
3.8

Oracle

Corporate Counsel

$176,060

 /yr
Range: $145K - $195K

$145K

$195K

$144,636 - $194,942 Range

Menards
3.4

Menards

Corporate Counsel - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $18 - $58

$18

$58

$18 - $58 Range

Dickey's Barbecue
3.3

Dickey's Barbecue

Corporate Counsel

$93,261

 /yr
Range: $53K - $144K

$53K

$144K

$53,168 - $144,481 Range

Farmers Insurance Group
3.8

Farmers Insurance Group

Corporate Counsel

$136,519

 /yr
Range: $128K - $147K

$128K

$147K

$127,617 - $147,186 Range

Sun Holdings
1.6

Sun Holdings

Corporate Counsel

$126,400

 /yr
Range: $74K - $161K

$74K

$161K

$73,930 - $160,662 Range

LexisNexis Risk Solutions
3.9

LexisNexis Risk Solutions

Corporate Counsel

$143,134

 /yr
Range: $134K - $145K

$134K

$145K

$134,277 - $145,485 Range

Pfizer
4.2

Pfizer

Corporate Counsel

$196,976

 /yr
Range: $179K - $209K

$179K

$209K

$179,102 - $209,059 Range

Encore Capital Group
3.8

Encore Capital Group

Corporate Counsel

$100,159

 /yr
Range: $92K - $194K

$92K

$194K

$91,893 - $193,558 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Corporate Counsel salaries

The national average salary for a Corporate Counsel is $149,808 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Corporate Counsel salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 609 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Corporate Counsel employees.

The highest salary for a Corporate Counsel in United States is $227,032 per year.

The lowest salary for a Corporate Counsel in United States is $98,851 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Corporate Counsel or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Corporate Counsel.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent corporate counsel salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$85,618
per year
An In-House Counsel in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $85,618 per year
Job Highlights
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A General Counsel in the Reno, NV Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Reno, NV Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$416,000
per year
A Counsel in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $416,000 per year
Additional Pay
$259k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$165,000
per year
A Special Counsel in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $165,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$350,000
per year
A Legal Counsel in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $350,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$300,000
per year
A Legal Counsel in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $300,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$150,000
per year
A General Counsel in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$130,000
per year
A General Counsel in the Hartford, CT Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Hartford, CT Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
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