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Chief Legal Officer Salary

The average salary for a Chief Legal Officer is $179,316 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$99,329 - $256,759
(Median)
$99K
$180K
$260K
MEDIAN: $179,316
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$99,329 - $256,759  
   
Bonus
$1,957 - $100,671  
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$82,917 - $335,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72

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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
$202,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 2%