Solicitor Salary (United Kingdom)

A Solicitor earns an average salary of £33,483 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, Complex Litigation Case Management, and Commercial.
Solicitor Total Pay (?
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£22,394 - £56,849
(Median)
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57K
MEDIAN: £33,483
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Solicitor Total Pay (?
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£8.62 - £33.41
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £19.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£20K£40K£60K
Salary
£22,394 - £56,849  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £6,981  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £14,899  
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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£22,641 - £59,157  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,508
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 - £6,981  
   
Commission
£0.00 - £10,926  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £14,899  
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).
)
£22,641 - £59,157  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,508
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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 22%
Leeds
up arrow 22%
Liverpool
up arrow 15%
Edinburgh
up arrow 11%
Leeds
up arrow 9%
Nottingham
up arrow 9%
Bristol
up arrow 3%
Glasgow
0%
National Average
₤34,000
Liverpool
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Cardiff
up arrow 4%
Birmingham
up arrow 6%
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
up arrow 15%
Belfast
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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

Corporate
up arrow 50%
Litigation Case Management
0%
National Average
₤34,000
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 99 votes.

Gender

Female
64%
female alumni
 
Male
36%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 37% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 57%
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