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Top Legal Officer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$277,729 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Top Legal Officer is $277,729 a year and $134 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Top Legal Officer is between $175,174 and $443,587. 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 Chicago, Illinois.

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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.
Top Legal Officer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Top Legal Officer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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 ...
Senior Attorney and Manager of Enterprise Risk Management
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
Chief Finance and Administrative Officer, Executive Vice President, ACGME Global Initiatives Work ... The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of the legal issues faced by non-profit ...
Entry Level Excel Specialist (Supporting Compensation Department)
Jun 13
Chicago, IL, USA
Synectics Inc.
... for the top 250 Officers of McDonald's. This includes coordinating the collection of all ... S, Legal, Finance, Treasury, Investor Relations, Payroll and Tax Departments as well as Merrill ...
Strategic Enterprise Account Executive
Apr 25
Chicago, IL, USA
Existing CIO relationships and ability to develop C-level relationships within Fortune 500 accounts ... In-house counsel to assist on legal matters * Access to Enterprise Collaboration Center where ...
Customer Service Representative - START TODAY!
Apr 15
Oswego, IL, USA
Capital Energy Group
Paid training, competitive pay, and support that only a top company can provide. You can be the ... legal, automotive, teacher, winter, banking, analyst, nursing, restaurant, controller, network ...
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