Magic and Silver Circle firms
*These top end figures are generally inclusive of a median bonus and are not reflective of basic salary alone.
Large and mid-sized City firms
|NQ||64,000 - 90,000||75,000|
|1pqe||71,000 - 102,000||80,000|
|2pqe||71,000 - 115,000||85,000|
|3pqe||75,000 - 127,000||90,000|
Smaller City/Mid-Town/West End firms
|NQ||51,000 - 70,000||60,000|
|1pqe||51,000 - 73,000||63,000|
|2pqe||55,000 - 79,000||70,000|
|3pqe||60,000 - 85,000||75,000|
**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.
|NQ||120,000 - 145,000*|
|1pqe||120,000 - 153,000*|
|2pqe||136,000 - 168,000*|
|3pqe||148,000 - 195,000*|
* These figures are variable and could be less/more depending on the exchange rate at any given time.
|NQ||85,000 - 120,000|
|1pqe||95,000 - 128,000|
|2pqe||105,000 - 140,000|
|3pqe||115,000 - 160,000|