The average pay for an Attorney / Lawyer is AU$69,799 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$46,948 - AU$115,362
AU$47K
AU$70K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$69,799
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AU$19.44 - AU$70.47
AU$19
AU$31
AU$70
MEDIAN: AU$31.43
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$46,948 - AU$115,362  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$13,072  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$98,633  
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$46,543 - AU$118,581  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 379
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$25AU$50AU$75
Hourly Rate
AU$19.44 - AU$70.47  
   
Overtime
AU$40.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$13,072  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$98,633  
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$46,543 - AU$118,581  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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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$70,207

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Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
062
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 68%

Late-Career
up arrow 46%


National Average
AU$70,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

National Average
AU$70,000

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 8%

Legal Research
up arrow 12%

Commercial
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

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