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Solicitors give legal advice, prepare legal documents and study the details of legal arguments.


Graduate solicitors usually earn

$40K-$45K per year

Solicitors with more than two years' experience usually earn

$45K-$250K per year

Source: Robert Walters, 'Global Salary Survey', 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a solicitor are poor for new entrants and average for those with experience.
Two solicitors seated at a table, talking

Two solicitors negotiating settlements for their clients

Last updated 11 September 2017