General Counsel and Secretary

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October 30, 2016

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General Counsel and Secretary Job Description

General Counsel & Corporate Secretaries Oversee the legal affairs of a company/division. Act in a corporate secretary role; taking minutes at board meetings. Direct legal staff operations, business planning and budget development. Advise company’s management on legal issues. Manage outside counsel.

General Counsel and Secretary Salary Statistics as of 2015

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Average annual salary for a General Counsel and Secretary is $172057 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $244566. The lowest salary reported was $99473. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

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Median hourly wage for a General Counsel and Secretary is $85.56 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $121.61. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $49.46. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

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Bonuses for a General Counsel and Secretary are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2015. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $25000 from people with under 1 year of experience.

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These are the highest paying states for a General Counsel and Secretary. These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2015.
California – $162,500 – $194,344
Georgia – n/a
Maryland – n/a
New York – $107,312 – $150,000
North Carolina – n/a
Texas – $165,000 – $225,100

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These are the highest paying cities for a General Counsel and Secretary. These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2015.
New York, New York –
Columbia, Maryland –
Atlanta, Georgia –
San Francisco, California –
Austin, Texas –

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This chart outlines the average annual salary of a General Counsel and Secretary from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $172057 while in 2007 it was just $159562.65

Job Outlook

Gender Statistics

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54%

46%

Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 54% of General Counsel and Secretarys were males while 46% were females. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

Past Jobs

General Counsel
$75,392 – $256,637
Corporate Counsel
$66,760 – $183,091
Assistant General Counsel
$64,371 – $211,392

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