LAW SALARY IN UNITED KINGDOM

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Average gross salary for Law GROSS SALARY
GBP 62,010
Average gorss salary (USD) for Law GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 93,154
Average net salary for Law NET SALARY
GBP 42,805
The most typical salary for Law MOST TYPICAL GROSS
GBP 23,368
  Updated: 10 Oct 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 30%
  Salary entries: 78

Average salary for Law in United Kingdom is GBP 62,010.

Average take home earning is GBP 42,805 (Net).

The most typical salary is GBP 23,368 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
6 % GBP 152,500
10 % GBP 132,333
21 % GBP 84,500
55 % GBP 53,666
82 % GBP 33,650
96 % GBP 23,368
99 % GBP 18,500
Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Lawyer GBP 61,734 US$ 92,035 41
Corporate Counsel Lawyer GBP 100,250 US$ 149,567 08
Paralegal GBP 34,750 US$ 51,061 08
Private Practice Lawyer GBP 79,864 US$ 124,037 07
Legal Secretary GBP 20,333 US$ 30,935 03
Judge GBP 100,000 US$ 161,000 01
Government Counsel Lawyer GBP 43,150 US$ 58,482 01
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
London, United Kingdom GBP 67,403 US$ 102,127 49
Edinburgh GBP 48,000 US$ 69,455 06
Southampton GBP 62,000 US$ 95,202 04
Belfast GBP 52,333 US$ 74,501 03
Nottingham GBP 42,666 US$ 63,586 03
Luton GBP 137,500 US$ 195,908 02
Oxford GBP 43,250 US$ 62,838 02
Cardiff GBP 29,025 US$ 42,910 02
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   LAW   UNITED KINGDOM

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
185K US$ 289,800 GBP 180,000
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205K US$ 271,065 GBP 200,000
01
165K US$ 250,634 GBP 160,000
01
155K US$ 247,240 GBP 152,500
02
135K US$ 185,687 GBP 132,333
03
125K US$ 179,247 GBP 120,000
02
105K US$ 154,392 GBP 101,250
04
85K US$ 130,002 GBP 84,500
02
75K US$ 115,586 GBP 72,250
08
65K US$ 90,576 GBP 61,550
10
55K US$ 80,660 GBP 53,666
09
45K US$ 62,893 GBP 42,650
11
35K US$ 46,541 GBP 33,650
10
25K US$ 35,578 GBP 23,368
11
15K US$ 27,995 GBP 18,500
02
Less US$ 5,963 GBP 4,600
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   LAW   UNITED KINGDOM

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 100,084 GBP 69,279 34
Women US$ 65,978 GBP 43,901 28
N/A US$ 125,988 GBP 78,253 16

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   LAW   UNITED KINGDOM

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 118,511 GBP 75,942 07
Masters Degree US$ 103,198 GBP 69,928 39
Bachelors Degree US$ 77,517 GBP 50,800 30
High School US$ 40,803 GBP 25,000 01
Bellow H. School US$ 45,427 GBP 29,000 01

Law workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United Kingdom. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses GBP 75,942. While Law workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of GBP 25,000. This is 190.45% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   LAW   UNITED KINGDOM

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 94,234 GBP 64,266 15
16-20 Years US$ 163,545 GBP 102,250 04
12-16 Years US$ 156,852 GBP 100,000 05
8-12 Years US$ 125,463 GBP 83,877 11
4-8 Years US$ 96,946 GBP 66,333 12
2-4 Years US$ 78,000 GBP 51,160 10
1-2 Years US$ 49,341 GBP 35,172 09
0-1 Year US$ 53,881 GBP 34,750 12

Law workers in United Kingdom with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 16-20 Years of experience earn a gross average of GBP 102,250 compared to GBP 35,172 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 231.46%.


  SALARY BY AGE   LAW   UNITED KINGDOM

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
57-62 US$ 87,067 GBP 55,000 02
51-56 US$ 53,992 GBP 37,500 04
45-50 US$ 77,886 GBP 51,735 07
39-44 US$ 140,529 GBP 95,750 08
33-38 US$ 118,587 GBP 81,285 07
27-32 US$ 89,285 GBP 61,500 21
22-26 US$ 37,745 GBP 26,341 12
16-21 US$ 32,642 GBP 20,000 01
N/A US$ 125,988 GBP 78,253 16
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  SALARY BY CAREER   LAW   UNITED KINGDOM

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Corporate Counsel Lawyer US$ 149,567 GBP 100,250 08
2. Judge US$ 161,000 GBP 100,000 01
3. Private Practice Lawyer US$ 124,037 GBP 79,864 07
4. Lawyer US$ 92,035 GBP 61,734 41
5. Other Law Career US$ 78,561 GBP 51,388 09
6. Government Counsel Lawyer US$ 58,482 GBP 43,150 01
7. Paralegal US$ 51,061 GBP 34,750 08
8. Legal Secretary US$ 30,935 GBP 20,333 03

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In United Kingdom economy, Judge is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of GBP 100,000. Corporate Counsel Lawyer and Private Practice Lawyer follow, earning GBP 100,250 and GBP 79,864, respectively. Legal Secretary earn a gross annual average of GBP 20,333, while Paralegal earn GBP 34,750. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 420.45%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   LAW   UNITED KINGDOM

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 97,523 GBP 64,549 67
Contract US$ 52,585 GBP 40,000 02
Self Employed US$ 64,600 GBP 46,428 07
Part Time US$ 87,319 GBP 53,500 02
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  SALARY BY CITY   LAW   UNITED KINGDOM

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Luton Law in Luton US$ 195,908 GBP 137,500 02
2. London, United Kingdom Law in London, United Kingdom US$ 102,127 GBP 67,403 49
3. Southampton Law in Southampton US$ 95,202 GBP 62,000 04
4. Belfast Law in Belfast US$ 74,501 GBP 52,333 03
5. Edinburgh Law in Edinburgh US$ 69,455 GBP 48,000 06
6. Oxford Law in Oxford US$ 62,838 GBP 43,250 02
7. Nottingham Law in Nottingham US$ 63,586 GBP 42,666 03
8. Cardiff Law in Cardiff US$ 42,910 GBP 29,025 02
9. Birmingham, United Kingdom Law in Birmingham, United Kingdom US$ 34,343 GBP 21,500 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    LAW

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. France France Law in France US$ 108,555 EUR 88,728 20
2. United States United States Law US$ 93,833 US$ 93,833 470
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom US$ 93,154 GBP 62,010 78
4. Australia Australia Law in Australia US$ 85,244 AU$ 99,620 50
5. Ireland Ireland Law in Ireland US$ 63,561 EUR 51,666 15
6. China China Law in China US$ 57,995 CNY 377,391 31
7. Russia Russia Law in Russia US$ 46,399 RUB 2,020,000 27
8. India India Law in India US$ 31,518 INR 1,975,207 56

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(26/26)  COMMERCIAL LAWYER


 Posted: 10 Oct 2020

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "Masters, work experience."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 4,600
US$ 5,963


(25/26)  SENIOR CONSULTANT


 Posted: 26 May 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "I am a legal consultant."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 60,000
US$ 77,773


(24/26)  TRAINEE SOLICITOR


 Posted: 31 Oct 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Litigating, drafting statements, correspondence."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 23,000
US$ 31,172


(23/26)  BANKING PARALEGAL


 Posted: 16 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Drafting, updating documents."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 30,000
US$ 40,660


(22/26)  BARRISTER


 Posted: 21 Jun 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Advocacy and drafting and .negotating."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 43,150
US$ 58,482


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(21/26)  SOLICITOR


 Posted: 16 Mar 2019

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Head of litigation department, civil litigation to include commercial law."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 50,000
US$ 67,766


(20/26)  SENIOR COUNSEL


 Posted: 27 Feb 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Commercial contracts."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 65,500
US$ 88,774


(19/26)  BARRISTER


 Posted: 25 Feb 2019

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Public law, human rights, education law, immigration asylum and nationality law, mental health law, electoral law."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 100,000
US$ 135,533


(18/26)  SOLICITOR


 Posted: 06 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Legal Services."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 35,000
US$ 47,436


(17/26)  TRAINEE


 Posted: 02 Feb 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Trainee solicitor in city firm."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 43,000
US$ 58,279


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(16/26)  SOLICITOR


 Posted: 02 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Assisting those who cannot."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 30,000
US$ 40,660


(15/26)  LEGAL COUNSEL


 Posted: 17 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Legal Counselling."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 46,000
US$ 62,345


(14/26)  LAWYER


 Posted: 11 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Provision of legal advice to clients."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 65,000
US$ 88,096


(13/26)  GLOBAL COUNSEL


 Posted: 24 Sep 2018

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "In charge of legal support for procurement."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 200,000
US$ 271,065


(12/26)  CONVEYANCING ASSISTANT


 Posted: 04 Sep 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Conveyancing of sales."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 21,000
US$ 28,462


(11/26)  SENIOR ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 30 Aug 2018

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Oil and gas litigation lawyer."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 137,000
US$ 185,680


(10/26)  SOLICITOR


 Posted: 12 Jul 2018

Doctorate Degree, 1-2 years: "Practising law and court presentation."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 60,000
US$ 81,320


(9/26)  INTELECTUAL PROPERTY FACILATATOR


 Posted: 02 Jul 2018

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "14 years qualified IP paralegal + Personal Assistant."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 39,000
US$ 52,858


(8/26)  MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWYER


 Posted: 01 Jun 2018

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "I defend and prosecute parties in situations relating to medical malpractice or ant form of delict performed by a medical healthcare professional/."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 60,000
US$ 81,320


(7/26)  GOVERNANCE SPECIALISTS


 Posted: 23 May 2018

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Compliance with regulations."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 36,500
US$ 49,469


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(6/26)  LEGAL ADVISOR


 Posted: 02 May 2018

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Corporate finance, corporate governance and company secretarial."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 120,000
US$ 162,639


(5/26)  PARALEGAL


 Posted: 22 Apr 2018

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Paralegal in London."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 45,000
US$ 60,990


(4/26)  TRAINEE SOLICITOR


 Posted: 01 Jan 2018

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Undertaking two-year training contract to become a solicitor."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 51,000
US$ 69,122


(3/26)  ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 13 Nov 2017

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Liaising with clients, drafting pleadings, advising, drafting skeleton arguments, preparing for court, attending court, business development, attending marketing events, arranging marketing events."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 130,000
US$ 162,081


(2/26)  RESEARCHER


 Posted: 03 Oct 2017

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Research on law, employment law, across countries, international comparison."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 30,000
US$ 37,403


(1/26)  TRAINEE SOLICITOR


 Posted: 27 Jul 2017

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Reviewing contracts, undertaking legal research, offering legal advice."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 20,000
US$ 24,935


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