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Attorney / Lawyer Salary

The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer is R187,660 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 Corporate, litigation, Commercial, and Complex Litigation Case Management.

R66,719 - R538,627
(Median)
R67K
R190K
R540K
MEDIAN: R187,660
10%
50%
90%

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R38.78 - R1,855
(Median)
R39
R250
R2K
MEDIAN: R250
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
R66,719 - R538,627  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R47,922  
Profit Sharing
R1.89 - R102,647  
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).
)
R70,705 - R578,616  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 790
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 - R1,855  
   
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 - R47,922  
   
Commission
R2,250 - R70,850  
Profit Sharing
R1.89 - R102,647  
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).
)
R70,705 - R578,616  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | 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

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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 114%

Late-Career
up arrow 106%


National Average
R194,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Corporate
up arrow 55%

litigation
up arrow 41%

Commercial
up arrow 24%


National Average
R194,000



Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 7%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 114 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 24% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 76%