LAWYER SALARY IN UNITED KINGDOM

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Average gross salary for Lawyer GROSS SALARY
GBP 63,162
Average gorss salary (USD) for Lawyer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 94,186
Average net salary for Lawyer NET SALARY
GBP 43,019
The most typical salary for Lawyer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
GBP 61,937
  Updated: 26 May 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 31%
  Salary entries: 40

Lawyer Earnings in United Kingdom

Average salary for Lawyer in United Kingdom is GBP 63,162.

Average take home earning is GBP 43,019 (Net).

The most typical salary is GBP 61,937 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
10 % GBP 132,333
15 % GBP 102,500
20 % GBP 84,500
52 % GBP 61,937
80 % GBP 42,333
100 % GBP 22,400
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
London, United Kingdom GBP 69,071 US$ 103,864 28
Edinburgh GBP 45,600 US$ 64,548 05
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   LAWYER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
155K US$ 252,979 GBP 155,000
01
135K US$ 185,687 GBP 132,333
03
105K US$ 147,783 GBP 102,500
02
85K US$ 130,002 GBP 84,500
02
75K US$ 113,788 GBP 71,600
05
65K US$ 89,231 GBP 61,937
08
55K US$ 84,216 GBP 55,000
05
45K US$ 61,914 GBP 42,333
06
35K US$ 54,439 GBP 35,333
03
25K US$ 32,636 GBP 22,400
05

  SALARY BY GENDER   LAWYER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 94,547 GBP 64,979 24
Women US$ 81,032 GBP 53,636 11
N/A US$ 121,394 GBP 75,400 05

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   LAWYER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 97,076 GBP 64,000 03
Masters Degree US$ 96,318 GBP 66,605 19
Bachelors Degree US$ 94,162 GBP 61,176 17
Bellow H. School US$ 45,427 GBP 29,000 01

Lawyer workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United Kingdom. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses GBP 64,000. While Lawyer workers with Bellow H. School education earn the least, with an average gross income of GBP 29,000. This is 113.70% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   LAWYER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 103,260 GBP 69,800 05
16-20 Years US$ 115,920 GBP 72,000 01
12-16 Years US$ 140,669 GBP 91,666 03
8-12 Years US$ 115,257 GBP 79,642 07
4-8 Years US$ 90,260 GBP 62,000 08
2-4 Years US$ 99,742 GBP 65,333 06
1-2 Years US$ 64,378 GBP 47,500 02
0-1 Year US$ 57,143 GBP 36,250 08

Lawyer workers in United Kingdom with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 12-16 Years of experience earn a gross average of GBP 91,666 compared to GBP 36,250 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 146.17%.


  SALARY BY AGE   LAWYER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
57-62 US$ 97,927 GBP 60,000 01
45-50 US$ 94,538 GBP 61,000 04
39-44 US$ 81,336 GBP 57,200 05
33-38 US$ 134,445 GBP 92,800 05
27-32 US$ 93,536 GBP 64,300 15
22-26 US$ 42,455 GBP 27,750 04
16-21 US$ 32,642 GBP 20,000 01
N/A US$ 121,394 GBP 75,400 05
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   LAWYER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 97,606 GBP 65,132 34
Self Employed US$ 63,000 GBP 46,000 05
Part Time US$ 133,834 GBP 82,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   LAWYER   UNITED KINGDOM

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. London, United Kingdom Lawyer in London, United Kingdom US$ 103,864 GBP 69,071 28
2. Edinburgh Lawyer in Edinburgh US$ 64,548 GBP 45,600 05

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    LAWYER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. France France Lawyer in France US$ 116,742 EUR 91,777 09
2. United States United States Lawyer US$ 116,652 US$ 116,652 161
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom US$ 94,186 GBP 63,162 40
4. Australia Australia Lawyer in Australia US$ 86,386 AU$ 102,880 25
5. Ireland Ireland Lawyer in Ireland US$ 68,763 EUR 55,400 05
6. China China Lawyer in China US$ 54,370 CNY 356,286 13
7. India India Lawyer in India US$ 42,072 INR 2,678,000 15
8. Russia Russia Lawyer in Russia US$ 40,320 RUB 1,749,333 15

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(13/13)  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


(12/13)  TRAINEE SOLICITOR


 Posted: 31 Oct 2019

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


(11/13)  SENIOR COUNSEL


 Posted: 27 Feb 2019

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


(10/13)  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


(9/13)  SOLICITOR


 Posted: 06 Feb 2019

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


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(8/13)  TRAINEE


 Posted: 02 Feb 2019

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


(7/13)  LEGAL COUNSEL


 Posted: 17 Jan 2019

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


(6/13)  LAWYER


 Posted: 11 Dec 2018

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


(5/13)  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


(4/13)  SOLICITOR


 Posted: 12 Jul 2018

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


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(3/13)  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


(2/13)  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


(1/13)  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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