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info SALARY PROFILES
29
info AVG. GROSS SALARY ($)
US$ 56,895
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
CNY 370,314
info AVG. NET SALARY
CNY 284,799
  UPDATED: 21 Jan 2019
Difference gross vs. net (take home): 23%

What is average salary for Law in China?

Based on our survey (29 individual salary profiles) average GROSS salary for Law in China is CNY 370,314. Average NET salary is CNY 284,799. The most frequent GROSS salary is CNY 490,000. The most frequent education is Masters Degree. The most frequent experience are 4-8 Years.

Career Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
Lawyer CNY 333,792 US$ 50,812 11
Corporate Counsel Lawyer CNY 620,000 US$ 95,153 09
Legal Secretary CNY 87,200 US$ 13,645 02
Law Firm Administrator CNY 480,000 US$ 77,095 01
Private Practice Lawyer CNY 200,000 US$ 29,155 01
Paralegal CNY 33,000 US$ 4,811 01
City Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
Beijing CNY 390,514 US$ 60,525 15
Shanghai CNY 332,044 US$ 50,217 09
Chengdu CNY 780,000 US$ 120,159 02

Salary profiles from individual employees for Law in China

Below is the list of 29 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(29/29) SENIOR COUNSEL


 Posted: 21 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "oversee two manufacture sites"
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 960,000
US$ 147,888

(28/29) COUNSEL


 Posted: 21 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "corporate Counsel for Texas instrument"
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 600,000
US$ 92,430

(27/29) LAWYER


 Posted: 26 Sep 2018

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "legal advice, drafting contracts"
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 250,000
US$ 38,513

(26/29) CORPORATE LAWYER


 Posted: 13 Sep 2018

      

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "my daily work is quite intense but challenging as well"
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 300,000
US$ 46,215

(25/29) CORPORATE LAWYER


 Posted: 15 Apr 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Advise on corporate matters, M&A transactions."
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 242,722
US$ 37,391

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(24/29) MERGER AND ACQUISITIONS ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 25 Feb 2018

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "contract review, incorporation of companies, company secretary, due diligence"
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 180,000
US$ 27,729

(23/29) PATENT ATTORNEY


 Posted: 02 Nov 2017

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "patent related matters, including prosecution etc."
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 200,000
US$ 29,155

(22/29) IP PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 20 Aug 2017

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Intellectual property protection, innovation, and analysis."
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 100,000
US$ 14,577

(21/29) SENIOR LEGAL COUNSEL


 Posted: 18 Jul 2017

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Provide daily and strategic legal advie to company managements"
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 900,000
US$ 131,197

(20/29) PARALEGAL


 Posted: 30 Mar 2017

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "this is a hard job this is a hard job this is a hard job"
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 33,000
US$ 4,811

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(19/29) LAWYER


 Posted: 09 Mar 2017

      

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "legal research, client meetings, client development, pr"
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 144,000
US$ 20,992

(18/29) CORPORATE COUNSEL LAWYER


 Posted: 11 Feb 2017

      

Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "managing company's legal and compliance department, provide counseling to top executives of the group and sub companies, handles MA, operations, IP, and all areas of legal and compliance matters"
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 1,200,000
US$ 174,930

(17/29) LAWYER


 Posted: 07 Feb 2017

      

Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "lawyer working in house for a large MNC providing legal advice mainly in corporate and commercial areas"
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 1,200,000
US$ 174,930

(16/29) CORPORATE COUNSEL LAWYER


 Posted: 30 Jun 2015

      

Masters Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 120,000
US$ 19,274

(15/29) LAWYER


 Posted: 20 Mar 2015

      

Masters Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 20,000
US$ 3,212

(14/29) LAW FIRM ADMINISTRATOR


 Posted: 06 Mar 2015

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 480,000
US$ 77,095

(13/29) LAWYER


 Posted: 11 Jan 2015

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "partner, trademark and design attorney, general manager of law firm, administering all aspect of day by day business,"
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 480,000
US$ 77,095

(12/29) CORPORATE COUNSEL LAWYER


 Posted: 20 Oct 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 1,050,000
US$ 172,982

(11/29) OTHER LAW CAREER


 Posted: 11 Oct 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 50,000
US$ 8,237

(10/29) LAWYER


 Posted: 03 Aug 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 55,000
US$ 9,061

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(9/29) OTHER LAW CAREER


 Posted: 10 May 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 350,000
US$ 57,661

(8/29) LEGAL SECRETARY


 Posted: 02 Apr 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 60,000
US$ 9,885

(7/29) CORPORATE COUNSEL LAWYER


 Posted: 21 Mar 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 200,000
US$ 32,949

(6/29) OTHER LAW CAREER


 Posted: 26 Nov 2012

      

Doctorate Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 100,000
US$ 15,840

(5/29) LAWYER


 Posted: 05 May 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 500,000
US$ 79,200

(4/29) LAWYER


 Posted: 28 Nov 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 500,000
US$ 76,069

(3/29) LAWYER


 Posted: 02 Oct 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 200,000
US$ 30,428

(2/29) LEGAL SECRETARY


 Posted: 04 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 114,400
US$ 17,405

(1/29) LAWYER


 Posted: 31 Jul 2011

      

Doctorate Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 150,000
US$ 22,821

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
More US$ 174,280 CNY 1,150,000
03
145K US$ 147,888 CNY 960,000
01
135K US$ 131,197 CNY 900,000
01
95K US$ 92,430 CNY 600,000
01
75K US$ 77,365 CNY 490,000
04
55K US$ 57,661 CNY 350,000
01
45K US$ 46,215 CNY 300,000
01
35K US$ 34,820 CNY 223,180
04
25K US$ 25,174 CNY 168,500
04
15K US$ 16,774 CNY 108,600
04
8K US$ 9,061 CNY 55,000
03
4K US$ 4,011 CNY 26,500
02

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 53,083 CNY 347,333 12
Female US$ 66,634 CNY 431,286 13
N/A US$ 36,680 CNY 241,100 04

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Doctorate Degree US$ 86,947 CNY 590,000 05
Masters Degree US$ 59,895 CNY 384,277 18
Bachelors Degree US$ 22,853 CNY 145,353 06

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 9,629 CNY 61,000 03
16-20 Years US$ 100,477 CNY 634,000 05
12-16 Years US$ 19,274 CNY 120,000 01
8-12 Years US$ 109,745 CNY 750,000 05
4-8 Years US$ 45,239 CNY 284,925 08
2-4 Years US$ 33,539 CNY 218,180 04
1-2 Years US$ 18,210 CNY 121,333 03

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
45-50 US$ 15,840 CNY 100,000 01
39-44 US$ 102,898 CNY 665,000 06
33-38 US$ 58,631 CNY 380,625 08
27-32 US$ 48,491 CNY 319,590 08
22-26 US$ 6,524 CNY 41,500 02
N/A US$ 36,680 CNY 241,100 04

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Corporate Counsel Lawyer US$ 95,153 CNY 620,000 09
2. Law Firm Administrator US$ 77,095 CNY 480,000 01
3. Lawyer US$ 50,812 CNY 333,792 11
4. Private Practice Lawyer US$ 29,155 CNY 200,000 01
5. Other Law Career US$ 24,079 CNY 150,000 04
6. Legal Secretary US$ 13,645 CNY 87,200 02
7. Paralegal US$ 4,811 CNY 33,000 01

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 59,761 CNY 390,120 20
Contract US$ 46,942 CNY 304,590 08
Self Employed US$ 79,200 CNY 500,000 01

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Chengdu Law US$ 120,159 CNY 780,000 02
2. Beijing Law US$ 60,525 CNY 390,514 15
3. Shanghai Law US$ 50,217 CNY 332,044 09

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. United Kingdom United Kingdom Law US$ 96,087 GBP 63,772 74
2. United States United States Law US$ 94,090 US$ 94,090 439
3. Germany Germany Law US$ 89,845 EUR 69,026 11
4. Mexico Mexico Law US$ 68,679 MXN 1,125,492 08
5. China China US$ 56,895 CNY 370,314 29
6. Russia Russia Law US$ 46,399 RUB 2,020,000 27
7. Malaysia Malaysia Law US$ 34,864 MYR 122,472 130
8. India India Law US$ 31,480 INR 1,897,581 43
9. Indonesia Indonesia Law US$ 30,425 IDR 382,308,000 25

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