Barrister Salary

The average salary for a Barrister is $107,000 per year.

$127,743 - $254,341
MEDIAN: $165,000

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Salary $165,000
Bonus $11,500
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$15,705 - $417,183
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for Barrister

While the term "barrister" is often used interchangeably with "lawyer" or "attorney" in the United States, there remains a specialization (in other English-speaking countries, such as the U.K.) in the function and work of a barrister. In these countries, the barrister is typically the lawyer who presents evidence in a court in front of a judge and/or jury and assists in negotiating settlements and plea bargains.


Barrister Tasks

  • Advise solicitors and clients about legal matters.
  • Arrange settlement amounts and legal documents at case conclusion.
  • Prepare paperwork for court and appear in court on behalf of clients.
  • Accept briefs or cases and research the law.

Barrister Job Listings

Key Stats for Barrister

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 50%