Lawyers’ Salaries In Botswana

Lawyer is one trained and licensed to prepare, manage, and either prosecute or defend a court action as an agent for another and who also gives advice on legal matters that may or may not require court action. Related Topics: notary attorney general assessor barrister legal glossator.

Average Monthly Salary

23,600 BWP

( 283,000 BWP yearly)

A person working as an Attorney in Botswana typically earns around 23,600 BWP per month. Salaries range from 10,800 BWP (lowest) to 37,400 BWP (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Attorney salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary RangeAttorney salaries in Botswana range from 10,800 BWP per month (minimum salary) to 37,400 BWP per month (maximum salary).
  • Median Salary The median salary is 25,400 BWP per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Attorney(s) are earning less than 25,400 BWP while the other half are earning more than 25,400 BWP. 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.
  • PercentilesClosely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Attorney(s) are earning less than 16,300 BWP while 75% of them are earning more than 16,300 BWP. Also from the diagram, 75% of Attorney(s) are earning less than 34,000 BWP while 25% are earning more than 34,000 BWP.

An Attorney with less than two years of experience makes approximately 12,300 BWP per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 16,400 BWP per month, 34% more than someone with less than two year’s experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 24,300 BWP per month, 48% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

Additionally, Attorney(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 29,600 BWP per month, 22% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 32,300 BWP per month, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 34,900 BWP per month, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

How much do lawyers get paid in Botswana?

BWP 249,999 per year

The estimated total pay for an Attorney in the Republic of Botswana is BWP 249,999 per year.

Which country do lawyers get paid the most?


Switzerland holds the highest financial advantage for a lawyer. The average annual salary for a lawyer who is practicing in Switzerland is 260,700 USD. Also, the value and net worth of a lawyer in Switzerland are based on a wealth of experience and skill.

How much are doctors paid in Botswana?

SALARY: D4 (BWP 165, 300 – 182, 496) per annum QUALIFICATION: BSc.

How much is the monthly salary in Botswana?

What is the average wage in Botswana? Average Wages in Botswana increased to 6299 BWP/Month (468.75 USD/Month) in the fourth quarter of 2021. The maximum rate of the average wage for employees was 6533 BWP/Month and the minimum was 3447 BWP/Month.