2014 Tax, Practice & Legal Salary & Benefits Guide

David Tuohy 30.01.2014

Our Morgan McKinley Ireland Salary & Benefits Guide examines salary trends in Tax, Practice and Legal professional positions for 2014, as well as profiling Compensation & Benefit packages across a number of sectors.

Benefit TypeManagementNon Management
PensionDefined Contribution 3% - 8% employer contributionDefined Contribution 3% - 7% employer contribution
HealthcareFully paid for employee and dependentsFully paid for employee only
Bonus8% - 30%Not offered (non-industry standard)
Annual Leave22 - 24 days20 - 23 days
Life Assurance3 - 4 times basic salary3 - 4 times basic salary
OtherProfessional Subscriptions
Travel Tax Saver Tickets
Education/Training and Development Programmes
Bike-to-work Scheme
VDU Eye Checks
Annual Leave 24 Days
Car Allowance - Senior positions within Commerce & Industry only, up to a maximum of €9,000

General Practice Annual Salaries

RoleYears ExperienceDublin
Cork
Limerick
Waterford
Audit Director5+70,000 - 95,00055,000 - 70,00055,000 - 65,00050,000 - 65,000
Audit Manager0 - 350,000 - 60,00040,000 - 50,00040,000 - 45,00040,000 - 45,000
3 - 560,000 - 65,00050,000 - 55,00045,000 - 50,00045,000 - 50,000
5+65,000 - 75,00055,000 - 60,00050,000 - 55,00050,000 - 55,000
Audit Assistant Manager0 - 340,000 - 50,00038,000 - 42,00035,000 - 40,00035,000 - 40,000
Audit Senior5+35,000 - 42,00033,000 - 38,00032,000 - 35,00030,000 - 35,000
Audit Semi Senior3 - 525,000 - 33,00025,000 - 30,00019,000 - 23,00019,000 - 23,000
Audit Trainee0 - 318,000 - 22,00015,000 - 20,00015,000 - 20,00015,000 - 20,000
Tax Director5+75,000 - 90,00055,000 - 70,00050,000 - 65,00050,000 - 65,000
Tax Manager0 - 345,000 - 55,00040,000 - 45,00040,000 - 45,00035,000 - 40,000
3 - 555,000 - 65,00045,000 - 50,00045,000 - 50,00040,000 - 48,000
5+65,000 -75,00050,000 - 60,00050,000 - 60,00048,000 - 55,000
Tax Senior5+34,000 - 42,00033,000 - 38,00033,000 - 38,00032,000 - 38,000
Graduate/ Tax Trainee0 - 321,000 - 28,00018,000 - 20,00015,000 - 20,00015,000 - 20,000

Big Four Annual Salaries

RoleYears ExperienceDublin
Cork
Limerick
Waterford
Tax Director5+80,000 - 120,00080,000 - 110,00080,000 - 110,00080,000 - 100,000
Corporate Finance Manager0 - 360,000 - 65,00055,000 - 60,00045,000 - 55,00045,000 - 55,000
3 - 565,000 - 70,00065,000 - 70,00055,000 - 60,00055,000 - 60,000
5+70,000 - 85,00070,000 - 80,00060,000 - 70,00060,000 - 70,000
Tax Manager0 - 355,000 - 65,00055,000 - 65,00050,000 - 60,00050,000 - 60,000
3 - 565,000 - 80,00065,000 - 75,00060,000 - 70,00060,000 - 70,000
5+80,000 - 90,00075,000 - 85,00070,000 - 80,00070,000 - 80,000
Tax Senior3 - 540,000 - 50,00040,000 - 48,00040,000 - 45,00040,000 - 45,000
Tax Trainee0 - 321,000 - 40,00020,000 - 35,00020,000 - 32,00020,000 - 32,000
Audit Director5+85,000 - 120,00080,000 - 110,00060,000 - 90,00060,000 - 90,000
Audit Manager5+55,000 - 70,00055,000 - 65,00050,000 - 60,00050,000 - 60,000
Audit Senior Manager5+70,000 - 85,00065,000 - 75,00060,000 - 70,00060,000 - 70,000
Audit Assistant Manager3 - 550,000 - 55,00045,000 - 55,00045,000 - 50,00045,000 - 50,000
Audit Senior5+40,000 - 50,00040,000 - 45,00040,000 - 45,00040,000 - 45,000

Corporate Recover and Insolvency Annual Salaries

RoleYears ExperienceDublin
Cork
Limerick
Waterford
Tax Director5+80,000 - 120,00080,000 - 110,00080,000 - 110,00080,000 - 100,000
Corporate Finance Manager0 - 360,000 - 65,00055,000 - 60,00045,000 - 55,00045,000 - 55,000
3 - 565,000 - 70,00065,000 - 70,00055,000 - 60,00055,000 - 60,000
5+70,000 - 85,00070,000 - 80,00060,000 - 70,00060,000 - 70,000
Tax Manager0 - 355,000 - 65,00055,000 - 65,00050,000 - 60,00050,000 - 60,000
3 - 565,000 - 80,00065,000 - 75,00060,000 - 70,00060,000 - 70,000
5+80,000 - 90,00075,000 - 85,00070,000 - 80,00070,000 - 80,000
Tax Senior3 - 540,000 - 50,00040,000 - 48,00040,000 - 45,00040,000 - 45,000
Tax Trainee0 - 321,000 - 40,00020,000 - 35,00020,000 - 32,00020,000 - 32,000
Audit Director5+85,000 - 120,00080,000 - 110,00060,000 - 90,00060,000 - 90,000
Audit Manager5+55,000 - 70,00055,000 - 65,00050,000 - 60,00050,000 - 60,000
Audit Senior Manager5+70,000 - 85,00065,000 - 75,00060,000 - 70,00060,000 - 70,000
Audit Assistant Manager3 - 550,000 - 55,00045,000 - 55,00045,000 - 50,00045,000 - 50,000
Audit Senior5+40,000 - 50,00040,000 - 45,00040,000 - 45,000

40,000 - 45,00

2014 Legal Salaries

In-House Legal Salaries

RoleYears ExperienceDublin
Cork
Limerick
Waterford
Head of Legal5+100,000 - 300,000100,000 - 250,000100,000 - 220,000100,000 - 220,000
Senior Transactional Lawyer5+80,000 - 150,00080,000 - 130,00080,000 - 120,00080,000 - 120,000
Legal Advisor1 - 345,000 - 60,00040,000 - 55,00040,000 - 50,00040,000 - 50,000
3 - 560,000 - 75,00055,000 - 72,00050,000 - 70,00050,000 - 70,000
Newly Qualified Solicitor0 - 345,000 - 55,00040,000 - 50,00040,000 - 48,00040,000 - 48,000
Legal Executive3 - 530,000 - 40,00030,000 - 38,00028,000 - 37,00028,000 - 37,000

Legal in Private Practice Salaries

 

RoleYears ExperienceDublin
Cork
Limerick
Waterford
Solicitor1 - 350,000 - 65,00045,000 - 60,00040,000 - 50,00040,000 - 50,000
3 - 565,000 - 80,00060,000 - 75,00050,000 - 70,00050,000 - 70,000
5+80,000 - 110,00075,000 - 100,00070,000 - 100,00070,000 - 100,000
Newly Qualified Solicitor0 - 345,000 - 55,00040,000 - 52,00040,000 - 50,00040,000 - 50,000
Company Secretary1 - 240,000 - 50,00035,000 - 45,00032,000 - 42,00032,000 - 42,000
2 - 450,000 - 55,00045,000 - 50,00042,000 - 50,00042,000 - 50,000
Legal Executive3 - 530,000 - 40,00030,000 - 40,00030,000 - 38,00030,000 - 38,000
Company Secretary Trainee0 - 328,000 - 32,00025,000 - 30,00025,000 - 29,00025,000 - 29,000

 

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