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Chief Legal Executive Salary

$275,401 (USD)

Average Salary

$132/hr

Average Hourly

$87,963

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 12, 2019

The average pay for a Chief Legal Executive is $275,401 a year and $132 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Chief Legal Executive is between $173,706 and $439,870. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Chief Legal Executive. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Directs, oversees, and controls legal activities and functions to ensure the organization's legal posture is developed and maintained.
  • Establishes legal services required by the organization and ensures that the organization is protected from any legal action.
  • Provides officers and directors with advice and guidance in identifying the critical problems to which the application of legal principals yields the greatest opportunities for minimizing risks and maximizing profits.
Chief Legal Executive Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: General and Operations Managers

Job family population: 2,289,770

Estimated population of Chief Legal Executive jobs: 312,714

Rate of error: 0.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$319,266
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Chief Legal Executive Job Listings for United States

Executive Assistant to Chief Legal Counsel
Dec 12
San Jose, CA, USA
Connexion Systems & Engineering, Inc.
Executive Assistant to the Chief Legal Counsel This role operates as the key administrative support to the General Counsel and other leadership members, as well as the Office Manager and primary ...
President and Chief Executive Officer
Dec 9
Greensboro, NC, USA
National Board for Certified Counselors
The CEO collaborates closely with the COO and Chief Legal Officer/General Counsel in a triadic organizational structure of co-leadership. The CEO must have broad management experience in a ...
VP FINANCE / CFO (Healthcare)
Dec 10
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Octagon Professional Recruiting | Octagon Financial Consulting | Octagon Executive Search
... executive management team necessary to successfully execute and achieve these strategies · ... legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions (e.g. tax reporting/filing). · ...
Bookkeeper & Executive Business Partner to the CEO - West Los Angeles
Nov 28
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Tastic, LLC
In addition to keeping our CEO organized and productive, you will wear multiple hats, lead and ... Coordinating and interfacing with legal and investment advisors, accounting firms, bankers ...
Executive Assistant to CEO
Nov 26
Century City, CA, USA
Kossoris Search Inc
LOOKING FOR HARDWORKING, SMART, AND RESOURCEFUL EMPLOYEE We are a Legal Recruiting Agency with a ... Be the CEO's right hand woman/man * Handle all correspondence between high-profile attorneys and ...

The average pay for a Chief Legal Executive is $275,401 a year and $132 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Chief Legal Executive is between $173,706 and $439,870. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Chief Legal Executive. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Executive Assistant to Chief Legal Counsel
Dec 12
San Jose, CA, USA
Connexion Systems & Engineering, Inc.
Executive Assistant to the Chief Legal Counsel This role operates as the key administrative support to the General Counsel and other leadership members, as well as the Office Manager and primary ...
President and Chief Executive Officer
Dec 9
Greensboro, NC, USA
National Board for Certified Counselors
The CEO collaborates closely with the COO and Chief Legal Officer/General Counsel in a triadic organizational structure of co-leadership. The CEO must have broad management experience in a ...
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