Average Solicitor Salary in United Kingdom

Avg. Base Salary (GBP)

The average salary for a Solicitor is £39,442 in 2023

Base Salary
£27k - £67k
£501 - £10k
Profit Sharing
£155 - £44k
£1k - £13k
Total Pay
£27k - £71k
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What Do Solicitors Do?

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.
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FAQs About Solicitors

What is the highest pay for Solicitors?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Solicitor is £67k / year

What is the lowest pay for Solicitors?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Solicitor is £27k / year

How can Solicitors increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Solicitor is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Solicitor that oversees more junior Solicitors, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.