Average Trainee Solicitor Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Trainee Solicitor in United Kingdom is £19,975.
MEDIAN £19,975
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£16k - £34k
£397 - £4k
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£16k - £34k

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Trainee Solicitor
Associate Solicitor
Legal Counsel
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Trainee Solicitor

Skills in Legal Research and Legal Document Review are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Litigation Case Management, Client Interaction and Drafting Correspondence.

Pay by Experience Level for Trainee Solicitor

An entry-level Trainee Solicitor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £19,676 based on 33 salaries. An early career Trainee Solicitor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £19,586 based on 153 salaries. A mid-career Trainee Solicitor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £20,000 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Trainee Solicitor in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 32.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Manchester, England: Manchester (23.0% more) and Bristol, England: Bristol (17.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Liverpool, England: Liverpool (13.9% less), Leeds, England: West Yorkshire (11.1% less) and Cardiff, Wales: Cardiff (8.3% less).

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