The average pay for an Attorney / Lawyer is AU$66,894 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Attorney / Lawyer Total Pay (?
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AU$44,850 - AU$103,002
(Median)
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83K
100K
MEDIAN: AU$66,893
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Attorney / Lawyer Total Pay (?
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AU$18.55 - AU$193.92
(Median)
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MEDIAN: AU$36.00
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$44,850 - AU$103,002  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$13,000  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$3,250  
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$45,102 - AU$109,120  
PayScale
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 658
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$70AU$140AU$210
Hourly Rate
AU$18.55 - AU$193.92  
   
Overtime
AU$10.00 - AU$90.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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AU$0AU$140KAU$280KAU$420K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$13,000  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$3,250  
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$45,102 - AU$109,120  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 658
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AU$68,000
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 59%
National Average
AU$68,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
60%
female alumni
 
Male
40%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 12% dental benefits Dental: 5%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 87%
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