Law Salary in United Kingdom

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Average gross salary for Law GROSS SALARY
GBP 62,792
Average gorss salary (USD) for Law GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 94,504
Average net salary for Law NET SALARY
GBP 43,408
The most typical salary for Law MOST TYPICAL GROSS
GBP 23,368
  Updated: 31 Oct 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 30%
  Salary entries: 76

Law Earnings in United Kingdom

Average salary for Law in United Kingdom is GBP 62,792 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (76 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is GBP 43,408 (Net). The most typical salary is GBP 23,368 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people earn this salary or more
7 % GBP 152,500
11 % GBP 132,333
21 % GBP 84,500
55 % GBP 53,666
83 % GBP 33,650
97 % GBP 23,368
100 % GBP 18,500

Earning by careers

Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Lawyer GBP 63,243 US$ 94,607 39
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

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
London, United Kingdom GBP 68,896 US$ 104,691 47
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 entries from individual employees for Law in United Kingdom

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TRAINEE SOLICITOR


 Posted: 31 Oct 2019

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

BANKING PARALEGAL


 Posted: 16 Jul 2019

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

BARRISTER


 Posted: 21 Jun 2019

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

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

SENIOR COUNSEL


 Posted: 27 Feb 2019

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

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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

SOLICITOR


 Posted: 06 Feb 2019

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

TRAINEE


 Posted: 02 Feb 2019

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

SOLICITOR


 Posted: 02 Feb 2019

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

LEGAL COUNSEL


 Posted: 17 Jan 2019

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

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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
01
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$ 91,999 GBP 61,722
09
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
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  SALARY BY GENDER   LAW   UNITED KINGDOM

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 100,760 GBP 69,560 33
Women US$ 68,200 GBP 45,357 27
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$ 137,269 GBP 87,833 06
Masters Degree US$ 103,198 GBP 69,928 39
Bachelors Degree US$ 77,508 GBP 50,482 29
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 87,833. While Law workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of GBP 25,000. This is 236.42% 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$ 87,033 GBP 55,875 08
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$ 89,861 GBP 61,575 20
22-26 US$ 40,635 GBP 28,318 11
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$ 94,607 GBP 63,243 39
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$ 99,235 GBP 65,541 65
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$ 104,691 GBP 68,896 47
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$ 102,595 EUR 82,871 19
2. United Kingdom United Kingdom US$ 94,504 GBP 62,792 76
3. United States United States Law US$ 94,022 US$ 94,022 453
4. Australia Australia Law in Australia US$ 82,925 AU$ 95,795 49
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$ 30,416 INR 1,837,956 46

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