The average pay for a Law Clerk is AU$50,185 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Legal Compliance and Legal Research.

AU$36,426 - AU$72,887
AU$36K
AU$50K
AU$73K
MEDIAN: AU$50,185
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AU$16.87 - AU$29.67
AU$17
AU$22
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$22.36
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$25KAU$50KAU$75K
Salary
AU$36,426 - AU$72,887  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,036  
Total Pay (?
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AU$35,833 - AU$71,930  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$16.87 - AU$29.67  
   
Overtime
AU$27.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,036  
   
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$35,833 - AU$71,930  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Pay by Experience Level for Law Clerk

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$48,905

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Key Stats for Law Clerk

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Law Clerk Salaries

Mid-Career
▲31%

Experienced
▲27%

Late-Career
▲21%

National Average
AU$49,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Law Clerk Salaries

Legal Compliance
▲21%

Legal Research
▲20%

National Average
AU$49,000

Drafting Correspondence
▼4%

Filing Court Documents
▼8%

Legal Document Review
▼9%

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 97%
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