Salary after LLB, other allowance and perks

LLB offers a handsome salary and a plethora of career opportunities to explore. Read in detail Salary after LLB, allowance and perks, different types of lawyers and their salaries, salary of a Government Lawyer-

Due to the changing social and economic circumstances, there is a rising demand for lawyers. Lawyers can find a variety of employment opportunities in different sectors like corporate companies, IT firms, administrative services, law agencies, and various corporate houses, media & entertainment, political parties, finance companies, and more.

What is the Salary after LLB?

The salary after LLB may vary depending on the specialization you work in and the experience you hold. However, it usually increases with exposure, time, and knowledge enhancement.

In India, the salary of a lawyer ranges from Rs. 25-30 lakhs per annum. Apart from the PCS J Salary, a lawyer is entitled to get many other allowance and perks  as mentioned below:

  • House Rent Allowance
  • Travel Allowance
  • Electricity Bill
  • Phone Bill
  • Water Bill
  • Car Facility
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Pension after Retirement

Also Read: How To Become a Lawyer

Jobs after LLB and Salary

Apart from the various profiles that are mentioned above, you can also build your career as a law firm administrator, chief financial officer, mediator, trademark attorney, immigration assistant, and company secretary.

Check out the table below that helps you get an idea about the different types of lawyers and their salaries.

Job Profile Starting Salary Mid Level Salary Senior Level Salary
Lawyer Rs. 2 - 3 LPA Rs. 4 LPA Rs. 9 - 10 LPA
Corporate Lawer Rs. 5 LPA Rs. 7 LPA Rs. 10 LPA
Legal Analyst Rs. 2 - 3 LPA Rs. 4 - 5 LPA Rs. 7 LPA
Civil Lawyer Rs. 2 - 3 LPA Rs. 8 LPA Rs. 20+ LPA

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Salary of a Government Lawyer

Government lawyers are hired in many sectors that are run either by the state government or the central government. Several factors are considered for determining the salary after BBA LLB and that includes prior work experience, sector of employment, designation, company, etc.

Let us have a look at the table below to know the salary details of the Government lawyer.

Job Profile Average Salary (per annum) Entry-Level Salary (per annum) Mid-Level Salary (per annum) Senior-Level Salary (per annum)
Government Lawyer Rs. 3,60,000 Rs. 1,00,000 Rs. 7,50,000 Rs. 45,00,000
Legal Representative Rs. 3,20,000 Rs. 2,00,000 Rs. 8,00,000 Rs. 14,50,000
Legal Counsel Rs. 4,80,000 Rs. 3,60,000 Rs. 9,50,000 Rs. 15,00,000
Government Attorney Rs. 2,50,000 Rs. 1,00,000 Rs. 8,20,000 Rs. 12,80,000
In-house Attorney Rs. 2,70,000 Rs. 1,20,000 Rs. 6,40,000 Rs. 10,40,000
Litigation Attorney Rs. 3,10,000 Rs. 1,75,000 Rs. 7,20,000 Rs. 12,50,000

Also Read: Career Options after Law in India :6 Irresistible Career Paths

FAQ's

Which stream should I choose to pursue Law?

There is no specific stream suggested to take up law entrance, however, if you are mentally prepared about law as a career then choose commerce or humanities stream after 10th. In case if you choose science, and later wish to take up law, then you need to put in extra effort to crack entrance exams with high scores.

Can I pursue Higher Studies after BA LLB?

Yes. After 5 years of BA LLB, few go abroad for pursuing higher studies i.e., LLM. Students who feel to expose themselves in law wish to study more and hence choose LLM. 

Does a lawyer get any allowance?

Yes, lawyer is entitled to get many other allowance and perks  as mentioned below:


  • House Rent Allowance
  • Travel Allowance
  • Electricity Bill
  • Phone Bill
  • Water Bill
  • Car Facility

What are the other opportunities in different sectors for a lawyer?

There are plethora of opportunities in different sectors for a lawyer like- corporate companies, IT firms, administrative services, law agencies, and various corporate houses, media & entertainment, political parties, finance companies etc.

What is the approximate starting salary of a civil lawyer?

The approximate starting salary of a civil lawyer Rs 2-3 LPA.