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.

R87,922 - R607,840
R88K
R230K
R610K
MEDIAN: R234,932
10%
50%
90%

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R146.81 - R1,634
R150
R750
R2K
MEDIAN: R750
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R250KR500KR750K
Salary
R87,922 - R607,840  
   
Bonus
R986 - R55,184  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R140,939  
Commission
R1.95 - R166,381  
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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R92,779 - R729,087  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 601
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R600R1KR1K
Hourly Rate
R146.81 - R1,634  
   
Overtime
R101.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R1MR2MR3M
Bonus
R986 - R55,184  
   
Commission
R1.95 - R166,381  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R140,939  
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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R92,779 - R729,087  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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 $192,000 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 $359,000 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 $581,000 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 $580,000 based on 23 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R242,774

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Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
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

▲139%

▲139%

▲48%

National Average
R243,000

▼21%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Commercial
▲243%

Contract Negotiation
▲35%


Legal Compliance
▲12%

Corporate
▲8%

National Average
R243,000




litigation
▼14%


▼36%

conveyancing
▼38%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

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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