Attorney / Lawyer Salary (South Africa)

An Attorney / Lawyer earns an average salary of R192,878 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Complex Litigation Case Management and Legal Research.
Attorney / Lawyer Total Pay (?
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R74,989 - R562,087
(Median)
75K
120K
190K
310K
560K
MEDIAN: R192,878
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75%
90%
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Attorney / Lawyer Total Pay (?
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R30.00 - R3,000
(Median)
520
3K
MEDIAN: R184.00
75%
90%
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National Salary Data

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R0R200KR400KR600K
Salary
R74,989 - R562,087  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R41,664  
Profit Sharing
R2.15 - R101,813  
Commission
R970 - R63,577  
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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R79,358 - R594,956  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 628
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R1.1KR2.2KR3.3K
Hourly Rate
R30.00 - R3,000  
   
Overtime
R50.00 - R1,820  
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.
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R0R2.2MR4.4MR6.6M
Bonus
R0.00 - R41,664  
   
Commission
R970 - R63,577  
Profit Sharing
R2.15 - R101,813  
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).
)
R79,358 - R594,956  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 628
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Sandton
up arrow 28%
National Average
R199,000
Port Elizabeth
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Durban
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Bloemfontein
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Cape Town
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Pretoria
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 82%
Late-Career
up arrow 54%
National Average
R199,000

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Legal Research
up arrow 13%
Commercial
up arrow 6%
National Average
R199,000
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 4%
Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 9%
Collections
up arrow 10%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 75 votes.
Gender
Female
55%
female alumni
 
Male
45%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 28% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 72%
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