Solicitor Salary Information

Solicitor salary information, income percentile, mortgage affordability and more.


How much does a solicitor earn?

Annual salaries range from £24,612 to £63,192. Below is the full range of pay both before and after tax:

Pre-tax £24,612
(£2,051 p/mth)
(£3,070 p/mth)
(£5,266 p/mth)
Pre-tax Income Percentile 52nd 76th 92nd
Post-tax £20,268
(£1,689 p/mth)
(£2,382 p/mth)
(£3,766 p/mth)
Post-tax Income Percentile 46th 69th 90th
Percentage Tax Deduction 18% 22% 28%

The work of lawyers is very diverse, but can be compared to the work of employees in the human resources department. In general, lawyers are responsible for recruiting new people to work in a business.

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Below are the range of mortgages typically affordable for a single applicant solicitor:

average gross salary£24,606£36,844£63,195
max mortgage£110,727£165,798£284,378
deposit paid£12,303£18,422£31,598
max purchase price£123,030£184,220£315,976
mortgage repayment p.mth (2.5%|25yr)£502£752£1,290

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