Average Legal Manager Salary

$77,397
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,629
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for a Legal Manager is $77,397.
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$54k
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$121k
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What Do Legal Managers Do?

Legal Manager Tasks
  • Provide legal advice on legal rights and obligations of corporations.
  • Research legislative issues or statues.
  • Review and edit regulatory documents.
  • Draft and review contracts such as leases, licenses, mergers, acquisitions, and more.

Job Satisfaction for Legal Manager

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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Managers?

Skills in Contract Negotiation, Project Management and Legal Research are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Document Review and Legal Compliance.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Managers?

An early career Legal Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $69,190 based on 38 salaries. A mid-career Legal Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,419 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Legal Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,538 based on 42 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $86,212.
Employees with Legal Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 55.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Miami, Florida (22.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (16.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (14.7% less), Atlanta, Georgia (9.3% less) and Portland, Oregon (7.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 139 survey responses.
Early Career
27.3%
Mid Career
19.4%
Experienced
30.2%
Late Career
23.0%