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Vice President Legal Salary

$275,315 (USD)

Average Salary

$132/hr

Average Hourly

$87,936

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Vice President Legal is $275,315 a year and $132 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Vice President Legal is between $173,652 and $439,732. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Vice President Legal. 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.
Vice President Legal Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: General and Operations Managers

Job family population: 2,289,770

Estimated population of Vice President Legal jobs: 312,714

Rate of error: 0.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$319,166
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 simply 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), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Vice President Legal Job Listings for United States

Vice President, Legal and Business Transactions
Oct 8
us
Coherus BioSciences
Reporting to the Chief Legal Officer, the Vice President, Legal and Business Transactions position will be responsible for working with Corporate and Business Development on all business ...
Vice President, Legal Services and Regional General Counsel
Oct 22
Omaha, NE, USA
CommonSpirit - Corporate Office - KERP
A The Vice President, Legal Services, and Regional General Counsel is also responsible for training, supervising, and evaluating Corporate Counsel and Paralegal(s) in their work for MBOs within the ...
VP, Traditional Media
Nov 12
us
Walker Advertising--Legal Marketing Solutions
Walker Advertising, a leading and growing legal marketing agency, is seeking a Vice President of Traditional Media to join our marketing team This position is responsible for leading the traditional ...
Vice President of Legal Sales Development
Nov 6
Chula Vista, CA, USA
Ajulia Executive Search
Vice President of Legal Sales Development Chula Vista, CA Job Id: 5457 Are you looking to make a career change to a cutting- edge company? This exciting opportunity offers a competitive salary plus ...
General Counsel and Vice President for Legal Affairs
Sep 28
University Park, IL, USA
Governors State University
General Counsel and Vice President for Legal Affairs Governors State University seeks to fill the position of General Counsel and Vice President for Legal Affairs. Founded in 1969, GSU is a four-year ...

The average pay for a Vice President Legal is $275,315 a year and $132 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Vice President Legal is between $173,652 and $439,732. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Vice President Legal. 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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