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Top Legal Officer Salary

$269,603 (USD)

Average Salary

$130/hr

Average Hourly

$86,111

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Top Legal Officer is $269,603 a year and $130 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Top Legal Officer is between $170,049 and $430,608. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Top Legal Officer. 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

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.
Top Legal Officer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: General and Operations Managers

Job family population: 2,212,200

Estimated population of Top Legal Officer jobs: 302,120

Rate of error: 0.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$312,543
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About United States

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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 more than 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City...

Top Legal Officer Job Listings for United States

Chief Financial Officer
May 15
Tucson, AZ, USA
Top Talent
The CFO will bring a hands-on approach and be a strong communicator across all levels of the ... History of working with third-party vendors and general contracting / contract management / legal ...
ARMED SECURITY OFFICER
May 28
Chicago, IL, USA
Top Tier Safety Inc
Top Tier Safety is looking for eager to learn and ready to work individuals. No experience is ... legal right to work in the United States. • Must have the ability to speak, read, and write ...
Chief Financial Officer
Jul 19
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Project Consulting Group (PCG)
Monitor all open legal issues involving the company, and legal issues affecting the industry ... top initiatives and mission critical projects are successful and delivered on-time and on-budget.
TRAINING OFFICER I
Jul 18
Sacramento, California, USA
Department of Justice
... legal classes. OPD also operates a desktop application support help desk and provides ... top-notch professional development team. The Training Officer I will also be expected to work ...
Professional Legal Administrator / HR Director - Relocation Required
Jun 6
Denver, CO, USA
How to Manage a Small Law Firm
The boutique firm was recently ranked in the top 100 of the fastest growing firms in the nation. ... Work with the Firm's outsourced CFO to plan and implement the Firm's annual marketing and ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Top Legal Officer is $269,603 a year and $130 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Top Legal Officer is between $170,049 and $430,608. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Top Legal Officer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Top Legal Officer Job Listings for United States

Chief Financial Officer
May 15
Tucson, AZ, USA
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The CFO will bring a hands-on approach and be a strong communicator across all levels of the ... History of working with third-party vendors and general contracting / contract management / legal ...
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Chicago, IL, USA
Top Tier Safety Inc
Top Tier Safety is looking for eager to learn and ready to work individuals. No experience is ... legal right to work in the United States. • Must have the ability to speak, read, and write ...
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