2017 In-House Compensation Report

Major, Lindsey & Africa’s 2017 In-House Compensation Report includes data on over 2,000 in-house positions drawn from placements made by MLA in 2015 and 2016 as well as information collected through questionnaires submitted by in-house counsel. 

The Report looks at base salary, cash bonus and total compensation for both General Counsel and non-General Counsel positions by a number of factors including: 

Gender
Region
Industry
Company Revenue
Practice Area
JD Year

Key findings include:
A strong increase in General Counsel total compensation from 2015 to 2016 with a marked difference in remuneration by gender. 
Female GCs saw slight decreases in total compensation between 2015 and 2016.
The more highly regulated or specialized the industry, the higher the compensation.
Greater company revenue generally means higher compensation for in-house counsel.

For a more detailed look at the report findings, download a copy of the complete report.

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