LAW SALARY IN CHINA

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Average gross salary for Law GROSS SALARY
CNY 377,391
Average gorss salary (USD) for Law GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 57,995
Average net salary for Law NET SALARY
CNY 289,618
The most typical salary for Law MOST TYPICAL GROSS
CNY 110,880
  Updated: 27 Aug 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 23%
  Salary entries: 31

Law Earnings in China

Average salary for Law in China is CNY 377,391.

Average take home earning is CNY 289,618 (Net).

The most typical salary is CNY 110,880 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (31 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
10 % CNY 1,150,000
13 % CNY 960,000
23 % CNY 600,000
55 % CNY 223,180
84 % CNY 110,880
94 % CNY 55,000
100 % CNY 26,500
Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Lawyer CNY 356,286 US$ 54,370 13
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 (USD) Salary entries
Beijing CNY 401,042 US$ 62,104 17
Shanghai CNY 332,044 US$ 50,217 09
Chengdu CNY 780,000 US$ 120,159 02

Salary entries from individual employees for Law in China

Below is the list of 31 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(11/11)  ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 27 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Corporate Law; mergers and acquisitions; private equity;."
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 840,000
US$ 129,402

(10/11)  LEGAL INTETERN


 Posted: 17 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Reviewing and writing contracts and drafting memos."
Individual GROSS salary:
CNY 120,000
US$ 18,486

(9/11)  SENIOR COUNSEL


 Posted: 21 Jan 2019

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

(8/11)  COUNSEL


 Posted: 21 Jan 2019

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

(7/11)  LAWYER


 Posted: 26 Sep 2018

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

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(6/11)  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

(5/11)  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

(4/11)  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

(3/11)  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

(2/11)  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

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(1/11)  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

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   LAW   CHINA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
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
125K US$ 129,402 CNY 840,000
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$ 17,116 CNY 110,880
05
8K US$ 9,061 CNY 55,000
03
4K US$ 4,011 CNY 26,500
02

  SALARY BY GENDER   LAW   CHINA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 56,064 CNY 366,285 14
Women US$ 66,634 CNY 431,286 13
N/A US$ 36,680 CNY 241,100 04

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   LAW   CHINA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 86,947 CNY 590,000 05
Masters Degree US$ 59,895 CNY 384,277 18
Bachelors Degree US$ 35,626 CNY 229,015 08

Law workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in China. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses CNY 590,000. While Law workers with Bachelors Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of CNY 229,015. This is 144.05% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   LAW   CHINA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
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$ 30,528 CNY 198,544 05
1-2 Years US$ 46,008 CNY 301,000 04

Law workers in China with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 8-12 Years of experience earn a gross average of CNY 750,000 compared to CNY 61,000 for their counterparts with 20+ Years of experience. The difference between workers with 8-12 Years of experience and 20+ Years is 1039.73%.


  SALARY BY AGE   LAW   CHINA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
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$ 53,581 CNY 351,672 10
22-26 US$ 6,524 CNY 41,500 02
N/A US$ 36,680 CNY 241,100 04
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  SALARY BY CAREER   LAW   CHINA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
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$ 54,370 CNY 356,286 13
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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In China economy, Corporate Counsel Lawyer is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of CNY 620,000. Law Firm Administrator and Lawyer follow, earning CNY 480,000 and CNY 356,286, respectively. Paralegal earn a gross annual average of CNY 33,000, while Legal Secretary earn CNY 87,200. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 1877.82%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   LAW   CHINA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 61,051 CNY 398,290 22
Contract US$ 46,942 CNY 304,590 08
Self Employed US$ 79,200 CNY 500,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   LAW   CHINA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Chengdu Law in Chengdu US$ 120,159 CNY 780,000 02
2. Beijing Law in Beijing US$ 62,104 CNY 401,042 17
3. Shanghai Law in Shanghai US$ 50,217 CNY 332,044 09

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    LAW

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United Kingdom United Kingdom Law in United Kingdom US$ 94,504 GBP 62,792 76
2. United States United States Law US$ 93,941 US$ 93,941 462
3. Germany Germany Law in Germany US$ 88,103 EUR 69,019 15
4. Mexico Mexico Law in Mexico US$ 68,679 MXN 1,125,492 08
5. China China US$ 57,995 CNY 377,391 31
6. Russia Russia Law in Russia US$ 46,399 RUB 2,020,000 27
7. Malaysia Malaysia Law in Malaysia US$ 35,428 MYR 127,906 157
8. India India Law in India US$ 32,305 INR 2,004,737 51
9. Indonesia Indonesia Law in Indonesia US$ 29,836 IDR 377,989,655 29

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