How much money does a person working in Legal make in Saudi Arabia?
18,505 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Legal in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 18,505 SAR 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||24,066 SAR|
|Associate Attorney||17,884 SAR|
|Candidate Attorney||17,281 SAR|
|Contracts Manager||19,223 SAR|
|Contracts Negotiator||18,071 SAR|
|Conveyancing Secretary||10,397 SAR|
|Corporate Counsel||17,351 SAR|
|Court Clerk||10,830 SAR|
|Court Judicial Assistant||14,177 SAR|
|Court Liaison Specialist||15,056 SAR|
|Court Reporter||17,097 SAR|
|Court Representative||15,717 SAR|
|Crown Prosecution Service Lawyer||25,993 SAR|
|Immigration Executive||24,395 SAR|
|In House Counsel||15,648 SAR|
|Intellectual Property Specialist||16,420 SAR|
|Judge Advocate||23,750 SAR|
|Law Clerk||10,701 SAR|
|Legal Administrative Assistant||11,810 SAR|
|Legal Advisor||19,089 SAR|
|Legal Assistant||11,613 SAR|
|Legal Associate||14,436 SAR|
|Legal Consultant||18,914 SAR|
|Legal Counsel||18,477 SAR|
|Legal Editor||14,680 SAR|
|Legal Executive||17,893 SAR|
|Legal Executive Secretary||12,077 SAR|
|Legal IP Officer||10,228 SAR|
|Legal Officer||11,199 SAR|
|Legal Services Director||27,868 SAR|
|Legal Services Manager||24,964 SAR|
|Legal Support Worker||9,427 SAR|
|Legislative Liaison||14,474 SAR|
|Litigation Attorney||24,570 SAR|
|Litigation Paralegal||22,371 SAR|
|Magistrate Judge||25,219 SAR|
|Patent Attorney||24,544 SAR|
|Staff Attorney||21,015 SAR|
Legal Jobs Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The Legal salaries in Saudi Arabia range between 10,148 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 28,582 SAR per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 18,875 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Legal are earning less than 18,875 SAR while the other half are earning more than 18,875 SAR. 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 13,060 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 13,060 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Legal are earning less than 24,678 SAR while 25% are earning more than 24,678 SAR.
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 Saudi Arabia
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|| +3% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +2% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Legal salaries in Saudi Arabia are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% 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 Saudi Arabia
107 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia for Legal is 107 SAR. This means that the average person in Saudi Arabia earns approximatly 107 SAR 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 Saudi Arabia salaries for Legal and All Jobs and we found that Legal salaries are 10% more than those of All Jobs.
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