Chief Legal Officer Salary

The average salary for a Chief Legal Officer is $180,267 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$99,101 - $319,453
(Median)
$99K
$180K
$320K
MEDIAN: $180,267
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$0$160K$320K$480K
Salary
$99,101 - $319,453  
   
Bonus
$3,892 - $123,963  
Profit Sharing
$30,000  
Total Pay (?
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$96,576 - $454,472  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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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 21%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$207,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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