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In-House Compensation Up, Says Survey


June 15, 2022

Executive search firm BarkerGilmore has released its annual In-House Counsel Compensation Report, based on data from a survey conducted in March and April 2022. Key findings: Median total compensation increased 21 percent compared to 2020 for all industries and positions; Bonuses were up 37 percent, with senior counsel most likely to receive a sign-on bonus and general counsel least likely; Compensation at publicly traded companies is significantly higher than at private organizations; Restricted stock units are still the most common form of long-term incentive compensation at public companies; In private organizations, if long term incentives are offered, the structure is variable and may come in the form of stock options or restricted cash.

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