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Attorney / Lawyer Salary

The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer is R191,240 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 Corporate, litigation, and Complex Litigation Case Management.
R70,601 - R535,766
(Median)
71K
120K
190K
310K
540K
MEDIAN: R191,239
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%

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R38.78 - R2,061
(Median)
250
1K
2K
MEDIAN: R250
50%
75%
90%

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National Salary Data

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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
R70,601 - R535,766  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R47,883  
Profit Sharing
R1.98 - R100,807  
Commission
R-3.18 - R78,297  
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).
)
R72,359 - R573,005  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 736
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
R38.78 - R2,061  
   
Overtime
R96.83 - R1,000  
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 - R47,883  
   
Commission
R-3.18 - R78,297  
Profit Sharing
R1.98 - R100,807  
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).
)
R72,359 - R573,005  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

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

Pay Difference by Location

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 107%

Experienced
up arrow 103%


National Average
R197,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Corporate
up arrow 52%

litigation
up arrow 35%


Commercial
up arrow 8%

National Average
R197,000

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 4%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 7%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 100 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 26% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 74%