A Solicitor earns an average salary of £35,482 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Legal Document Review, Corporate, Commercial, Complex Litigation Case Management, and Banking.

£23,623 - £59,551
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MEDIAN: £35,320
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90%
£9.06 - £35.01
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MEDIAN: £19.84
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£0£61K
Salary £23,623 - £59,551
Bonus £255 - £9,980
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £10,213
Commission £0.00 - £30,000
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).
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£23,677 - £61,128
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,280
Hourly Data £0£74
Hourly Rate £9.06 - £35.01
Overtime £10.03 - £74.75
Annual Data £0£61K
Bonus £255 - £9,980
Commission £0.00 - £30,000
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £10,213
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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£23,677 - £61,128
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

Job Description for Solicitor

A solicitor's job is highly diverse, but it can be compared to that of a human resources employee. Generally, a solicitor has the job of recruiting new individuals to work for a company. It is a solicitor's job to find new people that are not only qualified for the company, but are also a good match for the company itself. Other duties can include coming up with new and different business ideas for the company and managing incoming company calls.

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Solicitor Tasks

  • Solicit outstanding financial obligations, such as loans, liens, and fees, from borrowers or third parties.
  • Draft legal instruments and reports, such as letters and petitions for payment.
  • Use and update account tracking systems with financial information and workout activity.
  • Assist in reviewing utility accounts, investigating unpaid claims and liens, and developing payment plans.
  • Manage assigned utility accounts, assisting with loss mitigation, negotiating workouts, and collecting paperwork.

Common Career Paths for Solicitor


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Popular Skills for Solicitor

Pay by Experience Level for Solicitor

Pay by Experience for a Solicitor has a positive trend. An entry-level Solicitor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤32,000 based on 700 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Solicitor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤39,000 based on 418 salaries. An experienced Solicitor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤43,000 based on 261 salaries. A Solicitor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤47,000 based on 73 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £35,716

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

Solicitor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Solicitor?

Solicitor in Bristol:
"exciting interesting work. nevar a dull moment. meaningful "
Pros: meeting clients and helping them through difficult times in their lives and resolving problems they have legally.
Cons: salary

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Key Stats for Solicitor

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Solicitor Salaries

▲32%

▲21%

▲8%

National Average
₤36,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Solicitor Salaries

Legal Document Review
▲44%

▲34%

▲16%


Banking
▲15%

▲7%

Litigation Case Management
▼0%

National Average
₤36,000


▼4%

▼6%


probate
▼19%

personal injury
▼20%

Client Interaction
▼22%

litigation
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 59%