The average pay for a Criminal Defense Lawyer is AU$75,812 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$49,528 - AU$101,611
AU$50K
AU$76K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$75,812
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Salary
AU$49,528 - AU$101,611  
   
Bonus
AU$5,670  
Total Pay (?
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AU$50,200 - AU$110,716  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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Key Stats for Criminal Defense Lawyer

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Criminal Defense Lawyer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
AU$77,000

Experienced
▼6%

▼10%

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 95%