Attorney / Lawyer Salary

The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer is R186,473 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are conveyancing, litigation, Corporate, Commercial, and Complex Litigation Case Management.

R65,878 - R529,217
(Median)
R66K
R190K
R530K
MEDIAN: R186,472
10%
50%
90%

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R39.73 - R1,812
(Median)
R40
R490
R2K
MEDIAN: R494.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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R0R200KR400KR600K
Salary
R65,878 - R529,217  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R49,316  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R104,160  
Commission
R2,250 - R70,850  
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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R70,292 - R576,685  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 1 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 859
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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R0R700R1.4KR2.1K
Hourly Rate
R39.73 - R1,812  
   
Overtime
R34.59 - R983  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
R0R1.4MR2.8MR4.2M
Bonus
R0.00 - R49,316  
   
Commission
R2,250 - R70,850  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R104,160  
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).
)
R70,292 - R576,685  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 1 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 118%


National Average
R193,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

conveyancing
up arrow 71%

litigation
up arrow 38%

Corporate
up arrow 36%

Commercial
up arrow 25%


National Average
R193,000



Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 5%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 119 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 23% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 76%
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