Inhouse Counsel Salaries – 2017 Guide


Robert Half Legal has released its latest report which contains data on projected inhouse counsel salaries for 2017. The report shows a salary range (from small to large sized companies) of $137,500 to $269,500 for lawyers with 10+ years of experience, $111,500 to $224,750 for lawyers with 4-9 years of experience, and $87,000 to $166,750 for lawyers with 0-3 years of experience. These figures reflect a 3.3% increase from 2016 for both the most experienced lawyers at the largest companies and the least experienced attorneys at smaller companies – with some areas in between peaking at a 5.0% increase.The Robert Half Salary Guide gives guidance on positions in demand, as well as methods for adjusting the figures based on where the in-house attorney will be working.  The Robert Half Legal Guide is a great resource and worth a close review by all inhouse counsel – it’s available as a free download. If you are looking for an inhouse counsel job, visit and keep the guide in hand during your search. If you haven’t already done so, you should also read How to Get an In-House Counsel Job.