Barrister Salary

The average salary for a Barrister in the UK is:


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Barrister Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £40,858.

The average salary in 2009 was £53,117, based on 119 respondents (a difference of 30% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £53,241, based on 70 respondents (a difference of 0% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £61,302, based on 40 respondents (a difference of 15% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £82,084, based on 21 respondents (a difference of 34% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Barrister based on all salary survey responses is: £50,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Barrister is £29.38.

Assorted Barrister Salary Information

£45,000South East3-February-15
£45,000South West19-December-14
£45,000North West6-May-14
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
Graph of Barrister salary data

Barrister Salary By UK Region

£45,000North West
£39,000South West
£41,429Yorkshire and North East
£35,000Northern Ireland
£50,594South East
£80,000East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Barrister, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £44,066 for a worker in their 20s, £57,579 (30s), £68,155 (40s) and £68,155 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Barrister is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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