Attorney / Lawyer Salary

The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer is R186,195 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.

R65,254 - R531,396
(Median)
R65K
R190K
R530K
MEDIAN: R186,194
10%
50%
90%

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R39.73 - R1,812
(Median)
R40
R490
R2K
MEDIAN: R494.00
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
R65,254 - R531,396  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R49,605  
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).
)
R70,062 - R578,867  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 851
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
R39.73 - R1,812  
   
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 - R49,605  
   
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).
)
R70,062 - R578,867  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 115%


National Average
R192,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

conveyancing
up arrow 72%

litigation
up arrow 39%

Corporate
up arrow 36%

Commercial
up arrow 25%


National Average
R192,000

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 4%


Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 6%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 119 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 23% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 76%
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