LAW SALARY IN HONG KONG

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Average gross salary for Law GROSS SALARY
HKD 694,620
Average gorss salary (USD) for Law GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 89,419
Average net salary for Law NET SALARY
HKD 593,878
The most typical salary for Law MOST TYPICAL GROSS
HKD 330,333
  Updated: 31 May 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 14%
  Salary entries: 26

Law Earnings in Hong Kong

Average salary for Law in Hong Kong is HKD 694,620.

Average take home earning is HKD 593,878 (Net).

The most typical salary is HKD 330,333 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (26 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
8 % HKD 1,560,000
12 % HKD 1,533,620
27 % HKD 1,000,000
50 % HKD 591,000
85 % HKD 330,333
96 % HKD 180,000
100 % HKD 120,000
Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Lawyer HKD 953,333 US$ 122,778 06
Paralegal HKD 615,333 US$ 79,206 03
Corporate Counsel Lawyer HKD 588,500 US$ 75,731 02
Government Counsel Lawyer HKD 1,533,620 US$ 196,962 01
Law Firm Administrator HKD 640,000 US$ 82,195 01
Public Interest Lawyer HKD 582,000 US$ 75,055 01
Legal Secretary HKD 330,000 US$ 42,382 01
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Hong Kong HKD 694,620 US$ 89,419 26
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   LAW   HONG KONG

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 257,931 HKD 2,000,000
01
205K US$ 200,302 HKD 1,560,000
01
195K US$ 196,962 HKD 1,533,620
01
165K US$ 167,650 HKD 1,300,000
01
125K US$ 128,899 HKD 1,000,000
03
105K US$ 106,531 HKD 826,000
02
95K US$ 93,376 HKD 727,500
01
85K US$ 82,195 HKD 640,000
01
75K US$ 76,203 HKD 591,000
02
65K US$ 63,929 HKD 496,666
03
55K US$ 53,327 HKD 414,666
03
45K US$ 42,373 HKD 330,333
03
35K US$ 33,530 HKD 260,000
01
25K US$ 23,213 HKD 180,000
02
15K US$ 15,464 HKD 120,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   LAW   HONG KONG

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 92,398 HKD 716,666 06
Women US$ 83,762 HKD 650,750 14
N/A US$ 99,640 HKD 774,936 06

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   LAW   HONG KONG

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 102,011 HKD 791,000 02
Masters Degree US$ 81,457 HKD 632,541 12
Bachelors Degree US$ 108,554 HKD 843,762 10
High School US$ 28,923 HKD 225,000 02

Law workers holding Bachelors Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Hong Kong. With an earned Bachelors Degree, they grosses HKD 843,762. While Law workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of HKD 225,000. This is 275.32% lower of what Bachelors Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   LAW   HONG KONG

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 100,071 HKD 776,666 03
16-20 Years US$ 128,866 HKD 1,000,000 01
12-16 Years US$ 78,625 HKD 611,000 02
8-12 Years US$ 115,331 HKD 897,024 05
4-8 Years US$ 48,050 HKD 373,750 04
2-4 Years US$ 127,759 HKD 992,000 05
1-2 Years US$ 109,875 HKD 852,000 01
0-1 Year US$ 44,207 HKD 343,200 05

Law workers in Hong Kong with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 16-20 Years of experience earn a gross average of HKD 1,000,000 compared to HKD 343,200 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 191.51%.


  SALARY BY AGE   LAW   HONG KONG

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
51-56 US$ 128,966 HKD 1,000,000 01
45-50 US$ 128,866 HKD 1,000,000 01
39-44 US$ 84,216 HKD 654,750 02
33-38 US$ 66,460 HKD 516,250 04
27-32 US$ 89,538 HKD 696,000 06
22-26 US$ 86,659 HKD 672,000 05
16-21 US$ 64,433 HKD 500,000 01
N/A US$ 99,640 HKD 774,936 06
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  SALARY BY CAREER   LAW   HONG KONG

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Government Counsel Lawyer US$ 196,962 HKD 1,533,620 01
2. Lawyer US$ 122,778 HKD 953,333 06
3. Law Firm Administrator US$ 82,195 HKD 640,000 01
4. Paralegal US$ 79,206 HKD 615,333 03
5. Corporate Counsel Lawyer US$ 75,731 HKD 588,500 02
6. Public Interest Lawyer US$ 75,055 HKD 582,000 01
7. Other Law Career US$ 72,959 HKD 566,500 11
8. Legal Secretary US$ 42,382 HKD 330,000 01

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In Hong Kong economy, Government Counsel Lawyer is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of HKD 1,533,620. Lawyer and Law Firm Administrator follow, earning HKD 953,333 and HKD 640,000, respectively. Legal Secretary earn a gross annual average of HKD 330,000, while Other Law Career earn HKD 566,500. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 364.73%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   LAW   HONG KONG

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 93,122 HKD 723,483 23
Contract US$ 64,433 HKD 500,000 01
Self Employed US$ 103,187 HKD 800,000 01
Part Time US$ 15,464 HKD 120,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   LAW   HONG KONG

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Hong Kong Law in Hong Kong US$ 89,419 HKD 694,620 26

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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$ 94,287 GBP 62,755 77
2. United States United States Law US$ 93,863 US$ 93,863 469
3. Singapore Singapore Law in Singapore US$ 90,234 SGD 120,230 28
4. Hong Kong Hong Kong US$ 89,419 HKD 694,620 26
5. Germany Germany Law in Germany US$ 85,958 EUR 68,311 17
6. Australia Australia Law in Australia US$ 85,244 AU$ 99,620 50
7. New Zealand New Zealand Law in New Zealand US$ 69,070 NZ$ 88,308 25
8. Mexico Mexico Law in Mexico US$ 68,679 MXN 1,125,492 08
9. Malaysia Malaysia Law in Malaysia US$ 35,561 MYR 129,569 167
10. Indonesia Indonesia Law in Indonesia US$ 29,836 IDR 377,989,655 29

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(4/4)  ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 31 May 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "JD, PCLL degrees."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 1,560,000
US$ 200,302


(3/4)  LEGAL MANAGER


 Posted: 26 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "In house legal council."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 444,000
US$ 56,813


(2/4)  CORPORATE LEGAL COUNSEL


 Posted: 20 May 2018

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Compliance, contracts and in-house counsel."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 325,000
US$ 41,586


(1/4)  TRAINEE SOLICITOR


 Posted: 06 Nov 2017

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "To provide legal support to the Trainee Supervisor and wider team. The Trainee Solicitor will experience six months in four different 'seats' for the duration of the 2 year training contract and develop in line with the SRA Professional Skills Standards."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 600,000
US$ 77,350


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