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Legal Counsel Chief Salary

$272,486 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Legal Counsel Chief is $272,486 a year and $131 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Legal Counsel Chief is between $171,867 and $435,213. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Legal Counsel Chief. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.
Legal Counsel Chief Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: General and Operations Managers

Job family population: 2,212,200

Estimated population of Legal Counsel Chief jobs: 302,120

Rate of error: 0.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City...

Legal Counsel Chief Job Listings for United States

Chief Legal Counsel
Apr 8
Allen, TX, USA
UNIFY Talent Acquisition
The Chief Legal Counsel (CLC) reports directly to the CEO and is responsible for leading corporate strategic and tactical legal and corporate risk initiatives. The CLC provides senior management with ...
Legal and Compliance Counsel
Apr 15
Chicago, IL, USA
Handle special projects as assigned by CEO or senior counsel; and * Other duties as assigned ... Legal experience within Accounting & Advisory or Financial Services industries preferred; * Strong ...
Staff Counsel FEATURED - Odessa
Apr 2
Odessa, Texas, USA
Medical Center Health System
Under the direction of the Chief Legal Counsel and the ECHD Board of Directors, the Staff Counsel is responsible for providing in-house legal counsel to the organization on matters including but not ...
Associate General Counsel
May 14
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
The Associate General Counsel reports to our Chief Operating Officer. Essential Functions * Provide general legal counsel to all business functions on a wide range of commercial matters, including ...
General Counsel and Managing Attorney of Immigration Program
May 14
San Francisco, CA, USA
Catholic Charities
The General Counsel and Managing Attorney of the Immigration Program will oversee Catholic Charities Legal Services and the Immigration Program. S/he will report to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) ...
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