The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer is R225,995 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Commercial, Contract Negotiation, Complex Litigation Case Management, Legal Compliance, and Corporate.

R94,726 - R614,341
R95K
R240K
R610K
MEDIAN: R238,296
10%
50%
90%
R147.95 - R1,622
R150
R510
R2K
MEDIAN: R509
10%
50%
90%
R0R730K
Salary R94,726 - R614,341
Bonus R1,014 - R52,409
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R187,500
Commission R20.00 - R145,000
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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R96,958 - R730,278
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 605
Hourly Data R0R1K
Hourly Rate R147.95 - R1,622
Overtime R101.74
Annual Data R0R730K
Bonus R1,014 - R52,409
Commission R20.00 - R145,000
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R187,500
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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R96,958 - R730,278
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

Pay by Experience for an Attorney / Lawyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Attorney / Lawyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R192,000 based on 421 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Attorney / Lawyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R359,000 based on 150 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R581,000 based on 73 salaries. An Attorney / Lawyer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R580,000 based on 23 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R248,691

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Attorney / Lawyer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Attorney / Lawyer?

Attorney / Lawyer in Johannesburg:
"Stressful yet rewarding career."
Pros: Real, intense, relational and humbling.
Cons: Stress, working time lines & billable targets.

Attorney / Lawyer in nelspruit:
"It is very stressful but the rewards are worth it."
Pros: Meeting new people.
Cons: Working late.

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Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

▲134%

▲133%

▲44%

National Average
R249,000

▼23%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Commercial
▲235%

Contract Negotiation
▲32%


Legal Compliance
▲9%

Corporate
▲6%

National Average
R249,000




litigation
▼16%


▼37%

conveyancing
▼40%

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 74%
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