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Female In-House Attys Earn 84 Cents For Every Dollar Men Do

Law360 (May 8, 2018, 7:49 PM EDT) -- Female in-house counsel earn 84 percent of what their male counterparts earn on average, with the gender pay gap growing steeper still at the general counsel level, a report released Tuesday said.

A survey of 1,701 senior counsel, managing counsel and general counsel found that in 2017 the average woman surveyed across all three positions earned $298,500 in total compensation, while the average man earned $355,000.

The gap is much larger at the general counsel level, with women making 78 percent of what men make, than...
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