An Attorney / Lawyer in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$82,294 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$50,381 - AU$145,780
AU$50K
AU$82K
AU$150K
MEDIAN: AU$82,294
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50%
90%

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AU$29.00 - AU$48.98
AU$40
MEDIAN: AU$40.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$50,381 - AU$145,780  
   
Bonus
AU$507 - AU$49,316  
Profit Sharing
AU$7,505  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$50,880 - AU$141,567  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 98
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$25AU$50AU$75
Hourly Rate
AU$40.00  
   
Overtime
AU$12.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$507 - AU$49,316  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$7,505  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$50,880 - AU$141,567  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %
059
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 48%

Mid-Career
up arrow 30%

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

National Average
AU$84,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

National Average
AU$84,000

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 5%

Legal Research
up arrow 11%

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 93%
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