Solicitor Salary (United Kingdom)

A Solicitor earns an average salary of £33,465 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Corporate, Contract Negotiation, Real Estate, Complex Litigation Case Management, and Commercial.
Solicitor Total Pay (?
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£22,281 - £56,620
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MEDIAN: £33,464
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Solicitor Total Pay (?
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£8.62 - £33.41
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MEDIAN: £19.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£20K£40K£60K
Salary
£22,281 - £56,620  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £6,205  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £14,795  
Commission
£0.00 - £10,926  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£22,532 - £59,080  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,457
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£14£28£42
Hourly Rate
£8.62 - £33.41  
   
Overtime
£0.00 - £41.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£28K£56K£84K
Bonus
£0.00 - £6,205  
   
Commission
£0.00 - £10,926  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £14,795  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£22,532 - £59,080  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,457
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Pay by Experience Level for Solicitor
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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Southampton
up arrow 20%
Cambridge
up arrow 18%
Edinburgh
up arrow 15%
Liverpool
up arrow 15%
Leeds
up arrow 7%
Nottingham
up arrow 6%
Bristol
up arrow 4%
Cardiff
0%
National Average
₤34,000
Glasgow
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Liverpool
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Birmingham
up arrow 8%
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
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Belfast
up arrow 28%
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Solicitor Reviews

What is it like working as a Solicitor?
Solicitor in Bristol:
"exciting interesting work. nevar a dull moment. meaningful "
Pros: meeting clients and helping them through difficult times in their lives and resolving problems they have legally.
Cons: salary
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Experience Affects Solicitor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%
National Average
₤34,000

Skills That Affect Solicitor Salaries

up arrow 54%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 48%
Real Estate
up arrow 24%
personal injury
up arrow 6%
Litigation Case Management
0%
National Average
₤34,000
Criminal
up arrow 14%
Client Interaction
up arrow 18%
litigation
up arrow 27%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 92 votes.
Gender
Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
37%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 36% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 58%
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