Attorney / Lawyer Salary

The average pay for an Attorney / Lawyer is AU$69,051 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$45,959 - AU$107,896
(Median)
AU$46K
AU$69K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$69,050
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AU$19.77 - AU$95.05
(Median)
AU$20
AU$37
AU$95
MEDIAN: AU$37.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$45,959 - AU$107,896  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,161  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$15,105  
Commission
AU$30,000  
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$46,132 - AU$113,855  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 564
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$50AU$100AU$150
Hourly Rate
AU$19.77 - AU$95.05  
   
Overtime
AU$39.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$100KAU$200KAU$300K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,161  
   
Commission
AU$30,000  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$15,105  
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).
)
AU$46,132 - AU$113,855  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

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

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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 73%

Experienced
up arrow 56%


National Average
AU$70,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 5%

Legal Research
0%

National Average
AU$70,000

Commercial
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
medical benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 89%
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