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$48,243 - AU$113,110
AU$48K
AU$71K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$70,574
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AU$19.62 - AU$68.54
AU$20
AU$29
AU$69
MEDIAN: AU$28.67
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$48,243 - AU$113,110  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$14,681  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$60,000  
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$47,704 - AU$117,802  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 347
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$25AU$50AU$75
Hourly Rate
AU$19.62 - AU$68.54  
   
Overtime
AU$39.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$14,681  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$60,000  
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$47,704 - AU$117,802  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

Pay by Experience for an Attorney / Lawyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Attorney / Lawyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 297 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Attorney / Lawyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 89 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $118,000 based on 40 salaries. An Attorney / Lawyer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$70,624

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Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

▲67%

Late-Career
▲45%

▲39%

National Average
AU$71,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

National Average
AU$71,000



Commercial
▼16%

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 91%
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