£36,959
Avg. Salary
£22.50
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£5,087

Bonus

£2,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Criminal Defense Lawyer is £22.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Criminal Defense Lawyer is £36,959 per year.

£14.87
10%
£22.50
50%
£50.42
90%
MEDIAN £22.50
£20k
10%
£37k
50%
£98k
90%
MEDIAN £36,959
£20,322 - £97,733
£20K
£37K
£98K
MEDIAN: £36,959
10%
50%
90%
£14.87 - £50.42
£22
MEDIAN: £22.50
50%
£0£104K
Salary £20,322 - £97,733
Bonus £983 - £25,000
Profit Sharing £485 - £20,608
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).
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£22,050 - £104,260
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 56
Hourly Data £0£77
Hourly Rate £22.50
Overtime £73.70
Annual Data £0£104K
Bonus £983 - £25,000
Profit Sharing £485 - £20,608
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).
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£22,050 - £104,260
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Criminal Defense Lawyer

Criminal defense lawyers are tasked with representing their clients in court. After conducting legal research, they must argue their client's case in front of a judge, prosecutors, and/or jury, and aspiring criminal defense lawyers must be members of the Bar in their states of employment. Employers prefer those who graduated from a law school that is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA).

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Criminal Defense Lawyer Tasks
  • Present cases in court representing the local, state or federal government.
  • Review reports, evidence, and conduct research.
  • Question witnesses, victims or others involved in the case.

Criminal Defense Lawyer Job Listings

Key Stats for Criminal Defense Lawyer

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Criminal Defense Lawyer Salaries

National Average
₤40,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Experienced
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼20%

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
no benefits
None: 67%