A Legal Advisor earns an average salary of R374,174 per year. A skill in Contract Negotiation is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

R182,779 - R790,085
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MEDIAN: R392,662
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Salary R182,779 - R790,085
Bonus R4,865 - R110,738
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R137,500
Commission R31,742
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R188,776 - R834,336
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 345

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Advisor

Pay by Experience for a Legal Advisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Advisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R308,000 based on 188 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Advisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R468,000 based on 122 salaries. An experienced Legal Advisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R655,000 based on 74 salaries. A Legal Advisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R583,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R407,851

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Legal Advisor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Legal Advisor?

Legal Advisor in Strand:
"Positive."
Pros: I like to manage legal risk by writing meaningful letters.
Cons: Too much admin.

Legal Advisor in Cape Town:
"Participatory leadership."
Pros: I enjoy assisting women and girls find solutions to their legal problems. Also, I enjoy coaching junior staff and assisting in developing their skills to solve legal problems. It is always good to conduct advocacy work, engaging communities and sensitising women on their rights.
Cons: I do not like micro management. The fact that I cannit fully explore initiatives is equally frustrating and I loath racial discrimination.

Legal Advisor in Johannesburg:
"Stress levels are high, no set working hours."
Pros: The pressure and I learn a lot because I work with different clients and contracts.
Cons: There is no set working hours, you working till late at night.

Legal Advisor in Upington:
"Stressful."
Pros: Getting to the point of an bad situation and resolve the problems.
Cons: When it come to retrenchments and people lose their job.

Legal Advisor in Johannesburg:
"Legal Life."
Pros: Pleasant office atmosphere, understanding managers, location, new people.
Cons: Fixed hours, following up on payments, scut work.

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Key Stats for Legal Advisor

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Legal Advisor Salaries

▲61%

▲43%

▲15%

National Average
R408,000

▼25%

Skills That Affect Legal Advisor Salaries





National Average
R408,000


Litigation Case Management
▼19%

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 46%
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