Attorney / Lawyer Salary

The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer is R188,545 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.

R65,644 - R537,101
(Median)
R66K
R190K
R540K
MEDIAN: R188,544
10%
50%
90%

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R39.15 - R1,838
(Median)
R39
R380
R2K
MEDIAN: R375.00
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
R65,644 - R537,101  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R49,257  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R290,000  
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).
)
R70,283 - R582,654  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 826
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
R39.15 - R1,838  
   
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 - R49,257  
   
Commission
R2,250 - R70,850  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R290,000  
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).
)
R70,283 - R582,654  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 111%

Late-Career
up arrow 105%


National Average
R195,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

conveyancing
up arrow 69%

litigation
up arrow 37%

Corporate
up arrow 35%

Commercial
up arrow 23%


National Average
R195,000



Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 8%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 24% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 76%
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