The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer is R186,451 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Complex Litigation Case Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Attorney / Lawyer Total Pay (?
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R83,469 - R532,790
(Median)
83K
190K
300K
530K
MEDIAN: R186,451
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75%
90%
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Attorney / Lawyer Total Pay (?
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R41.22 - R3,878
(Median)
1K
4K
MEDIAN: R250
75%
90%
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National Salary Data

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R0R200KR400KR600K
Salary
R83,469 - R532,790  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R35,260  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R101,661  
Commission
R1,010 - R61,534  
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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R88,342 - R573,154  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 684
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R1.3KR2.6KR3.9K
Hourly Rate
R41.22 - R3,878  
   
Overtime
R73.70 - R1,017  
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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R0R2.6MR5.2MR7.8M
Bonus
R0.00 - R35,260  
   
Commission
R1,010 - R61,534  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R101,661  
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).
)
R88,342 - R573,154  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 684
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Pay Difference By Location
Sandton
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Cape Town
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National Average
R196,000
Durban
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 114%
Experienced
up arrow 98%
National Average
R196,000

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

National Average
R196,000
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 1%
Legal Research
up arrow 3%
Collections
up arrow 10%
Commercial
up arrow 10%
Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 10%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 89 votes.
Gender
Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 29% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 71%
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