The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer is R225,995 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Commercial, Contract Negotiation, Complex Litigation Case Management, Legal Compliance, and Corporate.

R91,102 - R606,879
R91K
R240K
R610K
MEDIAN: R237,484
10%
50%
90%
R151.01 - R1,996
R150
R920
R2K
MEDIAN: R925
10%
50%
90%
R0R696K
Salary R91,102 - R606,879
Bonus R1,500 - R51,405
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R135,040
Commission R38.05 - R121,860
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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R95,240 - R696,278
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 628
Hourly Data R0R1K
Hourly Rate R151.01 - R1,996
Overtime R100.00
Annual Data R0R696K
Bonus R1,500 - R51,405
Commission R38.05 - R121,860
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R135,040
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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R95,240 - R696,278
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

Common Career Paths for Attorney / Lawyer


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Popular Skills for Attorney / Lawyer

Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

Pay by Experience for an Attorney / Lawyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Attorney / Lawyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R192,000 based on 421 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Attorney / Lawyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R359,000 based on 150 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R581,000 based on 73 salaries. An Attorney / Lawyer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R580,000 based on 23 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R246,914

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

Attorney / Lawyer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Attorney / Lawyer?

Attorney / Lawyer in Johannesburg:
"Stressful yet rewarding career."
Pros: Real, intense, relational and humbling.
Cons: Stress, working time lines & billable targets.

Attorney / Lawyer in nelspruit:
"It is very stressful but the rewards are worth it."
Pros: Meeting new people.
Cons: Working late.

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Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

▲135%

▲135%

▲45%

National Average
R247,000

▼22%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Commercial
▲237%

Contract Negotiation
▲33%


Legal Compliance
▲10%

Corporate
▲6%

National Average
R247,000




litigation
▼15%


▼37%

conveyancing
▼39%

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 24%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 76%