The average pay for an Attorney / Lawyer is AU$70,129 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. 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$48,039 - AU$112,386
AU$48K
AU$70K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$70,129
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90%

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AU$19.49 - AU$69.94
AU$19
AU$29
AU$70
MEDIAN: AU$29.03
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$48,039 - AU$112,386  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$12,800  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$99,329  
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$47,239 - AU$116,548  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 353
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$25AU$50AU$75
Hourly Rate
AU$19.49 - AU$69.94  
   
Overtime
AU$40.98  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$12,800  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$99,329  
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$47,239 - AU$116,548  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$70,189

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Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

▲68%

Late-Career
▲46%

▲40%

National Average
AU$70,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

National Average
AU$70,000



Commercial
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 92%
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