How much money does a person working in Legal make in Philippines?
55,560 PHP per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Legal in Philippines typically earns around 55,560 PHP per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Legal jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Salaries for specific jobs
|Administrative Law Judge||76,596 PHP|
|Associate Attorney||58,110 PHP|
|Candidate Attorney||48,808 PHP|
|Contracts Manager||56,533 PHP|
|Contracts Negotiator||51,081 PHP|
|Conveyancing Secretary||31,826 PHP|
|Corporate Counsel||52,079 PHP|
|Court Clerk||31,863 PHP|
|Court Judicial Assistant||40,841 PHP|
|Court Liaison Specialist||47,004 PHP|
|Court Reporter||49,268 PHP|
|Court Representative||48,114 PHP|
|Crown Prosecution Service Lawyer||79,572 PHP|
|Immigration Executive||74,680 PHP|
|In House Counsel||46,917 PHP|
|Intellectual Property Specialist||49,231 PHP|
|Judge Advocate||74,116 PHP|
|Law Clerk||32,100 PHP|
|Legal Administrative Assistant||35,434 PHP|
|Legal Advisor||59,631 PHP|
|Legal Assistant||36,244 PHP|
|Legal Associate||45,082 PHP|
|Legal Consultant||57,900 PHP|
|Legal Counsel||58,852 PHP|
|Legal Editor||43,135 PHP|
|Legal Executive||58,172 PHP|
|Legal Executive Secretary||37,727 PHP|
|Legal IP Officer||32,553 PHP|
|Legal Officer||35,003 PHP|
|Legal Services Director||85,311 PHP|
|Legal Services Manager||79,514 PHP|
|Legal Support Worker||30,647 PHP|
|Legislative Liaison||44,309 PHP|
|Litigation Attorney||76,713 PHP|
|Litigation Paralegal||74,182 PHP|
|Magistrate Judge||78,724 PHP|
|Patent Attorney||70,749 PHP|
|Staff Attorney||66,963 PHP|
Legal Jobs Salary Distribution in Philippines
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The Legal salaries in Philippines range between 30,468 PHP per month (minimum salary) to 85,816 PHP per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 57,782 PHP per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Legal are earning less than 57,782 PHP while the other half are earning more than 57,782 PHP. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.
Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Legal are earning less than 39,713 PHP while 75% of them are earning more than 39,713 PHP. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Legal are earning less than 77,543 PHP while 25% are earning more than 77,543 PHP.
What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?
Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary
Legal Salary Forecast and Trend in Philippines
How do Legal salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +4% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Legal salaries in Philippines are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 4% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.
Legal Hourly Average Wage in Philippines
321 PHP per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Philippines for Legal is 321 PHP. This means that the average person in Philippines earns approximatly 321 PHP for every worked hour.
Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )
The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.
Legal VS Other Jobs
We compared Philippines salaries for Legal and All Jobs and we found that Legal salaries are 10% more than those of All Jobs.
Salary Comparison By City
|Cagayan de Oro||58,971 PHP|
|Las Pinas||55,675 PHP|
|Quezon City||67,390 PHP|
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