A Chief Legal Officer earns an average salary of $183,126 per year. A skill in Legal Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.

$111,977 - $445,026
$110K
$180K
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MEDIAN: $183,125
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Salary
$111,977 - $445,026  
   
Bonus
$3,959 - $170,141  
Profit Sharing
$30,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$111,977 - $520,218  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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Job Description for Chief Legal Officer

  • Supervise legal staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Oversee the legal affairs of a company/division.
  • Manage the legal affairs of a company/division.
  • Manage outside counsel.
  • Direct legal staff operations, business planning and budget development.

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Key Stats for Chief Legal Officer

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
45%
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Experience Affects Chief Legal Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 51%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$197,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 47%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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