The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer is R209,819 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 Commercial, Contract Negotiation, Legal Compliance, Complex Litigation Case Management, and Corporate.

R65,751 - R595,082
(Median)
R66K
R210K
R600K
MEDIAN: R209,818
10%
50%
90%

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R100.67 - R1,589
(Median)
R100
R880
R2K
MEDIAN: R875
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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R0R240KR480KR720K
Salary
R65,751 - R595,082  
   
Bonus
R484.79 - R51,108  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R489,937  
Commission
R40.43 - R168,860  
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).
)
R69,761 - R697,035  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 629
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R600R1.2KR1.8K
Hourly Rate
R100.67 - R1,589  
   
Overtime
R100.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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R0R1.2MR2.4MR3.6M
Bonus
R484.79 - R51,108  
   
Commission
R40.43 - R168,860  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R489,937  
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).
)
R69,761 - R697,035  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R220,297

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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries




National Average
R220,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Commercial
up arrow 278%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 55%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 43%


Corporate
up arrow 19%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 2%

conveyancing
up arrow 2%

National Average
R220,000

Legal Research
up arrow 3%

litigation
up arrow 5%




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
medical benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 77%
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