Work in Compensation or HR?    x
Or browse by:

$143,775

Average Base Salary

$69/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$9,777

Average Bonus
The average manager legal department salary in United States is $143,775 or an equivalent hourly rate of $69. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $9,777. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$122,878

Entry Level Salary

$236,497

Senior Level Salary
An entry level manager legal department (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $122,878. On the other end, a senior level manager legal department (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $236,497.

Are you paid fairly?

Calculate your market salary rate to find out.
Calculate Salary
Job Description
Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.

Jobs that May Interest You

Senior Director, Manager, Legal Dept. Operations
Wellcare Health Plans, Inc.
Tampa
Managing Legal Department technology strategy and any related WellCare systems/processes, including serving as Legal department coordinator with IT and vendors, and leading efforts for technology ...
Administrative Assistant for Retailer's In-House Legal Dept. (P/T)
United Pacific - Corporate Opportunities
Long Beach
Oversee and manage office supplies account for Legal Department * Support and supervise in-house scanning and processing of electronically stored information * Field and return telephone calls and ...
Site Manager - Legal Services
Vendor Direct Solutions, LLC
San Francisco
Oversee department personnel; delegates tasks and responsibilities, monitors attendance, OT, and ... Must have 3+ years management experience in a Legal Services environment; * Strong knowledge of ...
Contracts Manager - 103075 - Legal / Associate Level
Inventiv Health Clinical
South San Francisco
Facilitate and resolve all contractual issues with direction, as needed, from manager, Legal or business for assigned departments. * Outsourcing experience preferred. Company Description INC Research ...
Legal Office Client Service Manager
Swiss Post Solutions
Los Angeles
Legal copy, scanning and office services experience required Key Responsibilities Include: 1 ... Training · Provides one-on-one mentoring to all department leads in advanced management techniques ...
About the Data

The above data is a data available in ERI Economic Research Institute's Global Salary Calculator. The Global Salary Calculator provides compensation data for over 45,000 positions in 8,000+ cities in 69 countries. Try a free demo of the cloud-based Global Salary Calculator.

If you need to calculate competitive levels of salaries, incentives and total compensation by industry, organization size and salary planning date, please view a demonstration version of ERI's Salary Assessor, which is used by the majority of the Fortune 500 for salary survey data and compensation planning. Try a free demo of the cloud-based Salary Assessor.

Discover How Much You Should Be Paid

Get informed of your market rate.

Do you work in HR or Compensation?

Try Free Demo

Try our professional compensation software to generate detailed salary and cost of living reports.

Try Free Demo