Chief Legal Officer Salary

The average salary for a Chief Legal Officer is $173,760 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$97,290 - $258,910

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$97,290 - $258,910  
   
Bonus
$2,013 - $99,778  
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$81,927 - $332,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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Job Description for Chief Legal Officer

  • Direct legal staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Advise company's management on legal issues.
  • Act in a corporate secretary role; taking minutes at board meetings.
  • Manage outside counsel.
  • Supervise legal staff operations, business planning and budget development.

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Experience Affects Chief Legal Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
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National Average
$201,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 3%
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