Salary advice

For up to date information on salaries in both UK and US firms, please complete the following request form.

If you cannot find the salary details you require, or would like further information, please call 020 7269 9110 to speak to a consultant.

 
Largest City Firms:
* These top end figures are at Magic Circle firms and are inclusive of a median bonus and are not reflective of basic salary alone.
   
PQERange (£)Average (£)
NQ67,500 - 97,500 *72,000
1pqe70,000 - 101,000 *80,000
2pqe75,000 - 119,000 *92,000
3pqe87,000 - 130,000 *100,000
4pqe90,000 - 140,000 *110,000
5pqe95,000 - 145,000 *115,000
 
Mid Sized City Firms:
   
PQERange (£)Average (£)
NQ60,000 - 71,00065,000
1pqe63,000 - 75,00068,000
2pqe68,000 - 88,00075,000
3pqe75,000 - 100,00082,000
4pqe78,000 - 95,00090,000
5pqe88,000 - 105,00095,000
 
Smaller City / West End Firms:
   
PQERange (£)Average (£)
NQ44,000 - 63,00055,000
1pqe50,000 - 68,00062,000
2pqe53,000 - 73,00067,000
3pqe56,000 - 80,00072,000
4pqe60,000 - 85,00075,000
5pqe64,000 - 90,00080,000



** Note that firms that have adopted merit based pay bands are much harder to categorise on a pqe table, and consequently the ranges can be quite broad.

 
New York:
* These figures are variable and could be less/more depending on the exchange rate at any given time.
   
PQERange (£) 
NQ112,500 - 138,000 * 
1pqe112,500 - 138,000 * 
2pqe120,000 - 161,000 * 
3pqe125,000 - 180,000 * 
4pqe130,000 - 200,000 * 
5pqe135,000 - 215,000 * 
 
Mid-Atlantic:
   
PQERange (£) 
NQ80,000 - 120,000 
1pqe85,000 - 127,000 
2pqe90,000 - 140,000 
3pqe100,000 - 150,000 
4pqe110,000 - 160,000 
5pqe120,000++ 


This salary information is currently under review. Please call 020 7269 9110 to speak to a consultant for further information.

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