A Solicitor earns an average salary of £33,177 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, Real Estate, Commercial, and Complex Litigation Case Management.
Solicitor Total Pay (?
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£22,154 - £55,627
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MEDIAN: £33,177
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National Salary Data

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£22,154 - £55,627  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £6,815  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £10,234  
Commission
£0.00 - £511  
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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£22,396 - £58,280  
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Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,355
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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
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Liverpool
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Leeds
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Edinburgh
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Bristol
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Bournemouth
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National Average
₤34,000
Cardiff
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Birmingham
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Glasgow
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Liverpool
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Newcastle-upon-Tyne
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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 52%
Real Estate
up arrow 25%
Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 12%
personal injury
up arrow 6%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 2%
National Average
₤34,000
Criminal
up arrow 14%
Client Interaction
up arrow 18%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 86 votes.
Gender
Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
37%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 34% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 60%
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