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Legal Average Salaries in Riyadh 2019

How much money does a person working in Legal make in Riyadh?

19,554 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Legal in Riyadh typically earns around 19,554 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

Job TitleAverage Salary
Administrative Law Judge24,950 SAR
Arbitrator19,753 SAR
Associate Attorney20,136 SAR
Attorney25,168 SAR
Bailiff14,553 SAR
Barrister12,475 SAR
Candidate Attorney17,465 SAR
Conciliator16,414 SAR
Contracts Manager20,792 SAR
Contracts Negotiator18,088 SAR
Conveyancing Secretary10,944 SAR
Corporate Counsel17,672 SAR
Counsel17,672 SAR
Court Clerk11,600 SAR
Court Judicial Assistant14,553 SAR
Court Liaison Specialist16,414 SAR
Court Reporter18,384 SAR
Court Representative16,424 SAR
Crown Prosecution Service Lawyer28,450 SAR
Immigration Executive26,701 SAR
In House Counsel17,727 SAR
Intellectual Property Specialist18,602 SAR
Judge Advocate25,388 SAR
Law Clerk11,227 SAR
Lawyer26,263 SAR
Legal Administrative Assistant12,268 SAR
Legal Advisor21,449 SAR
Legal Assistant11,851 SAR
Legal Associate15,177 SAR
Legal Consultant20,376 SAR
Legal Counsel19,543 SAR
Legal Editor16,196 SAR
Legal Executive20,354 SAR
Legal Executive Secretary13,570 SAR
Legal IP Officer10,604 SAR
Legal Officer12,268 SAR
Legal Services Director30,202 SAR
Legal Services Manager26,404 SAR
Legal Support Worker10,723 SAR
Legislative Liaison15,594 SAR
Litigation Attorney25,573 SAR
Litigation Paralegal25,606 SAR
Magistrate Judge25,990 SAR
Paralegal24,950 SAR
Patent Attorney24,950 SAR
Staff Attorney22,455 SAR

Legal Jobs Salary Distribution in Riyadh

Median and salary distribution monthly Riyadh Legal

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Legal salaries in Riyadh range between 10,723 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 30,202 SAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 18,772 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Legal are earning less than 18,772 SAR while the other half are earning more than 18,772 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 13,273 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 13,273 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Legal are earning less than 22,528 SAR while 25% are earning more than 22,528 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 Riyadh

How do Legal salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Riyadh Legal
Average Salary 2016    =  
18,321 SAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
18,999 SAR
Average Salary 2018    +1%  
19,246 SAR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
19,554 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Legal salaries in Riyadh 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 Riyadh

113 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Riyadh for Legal is 113 SAR. This means that the average person in Riyadh earns approximatly 113 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

Salary Comparison Between Legal and Legal monthly RiyadhWe compared Riyadh salaries for Legal and All Jobs and we found that Legal salaries are 10% more than those of All Jobs.

Riyadh VS Saudi Arabia

Salary Comparison Between Riyadh and Saudi Arabia monthly LegalWe compared Legal salaries in Riyadh and Saudi Arabia and we found that Riyadh salaries are 6% more than those of Saudi Arabia.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Abha17,560 SAR
Dammam18,204 SAR
Jeddah19,218 SAR
Khubar17,954 SAR
Mecca18,881 SAR
Medina18,543 SAR
Riyadh19,554 SAR
Tabuk16,827 SAR
Taif17,151 SAR
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