An Attorney / Lawyer earns an average salary of R237,296 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Contract Negotiation, Complex Litigation Case Management, Commercial, and Legal Compliance.

R92,144 - R606,588
R92K
R240K
R610K
MEDIAN: R237,296
10%
50%
90%
R152 - R1,991
R150
R980
R2K
MEDIAN: R976
10%
50%
90%
R0R707K
Salary R92,144 - R606,588
Bonus R1,011 - R50,346
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R140,939
Commission R41.95 - R122,315
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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R95,684 - R707,137
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 622
Hourly Data R0R1K
Hourly Rate R152 - R1,991
Overtime R100.00
Annual Data R0R707K
Bonus R1,011 - R50,346
Commission R41.95 - R122,315
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R140,939
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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R95,684 - R707,137
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

Common Career Paths for Attorney / Lawyer


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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 R215,000 based on 459 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 R358,000 based on 174 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R497,000 based on 92 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 R647,000 based on 26 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R246,168

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
5%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

▲163%

▲102%

▲46%

National Average
R246,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 77%