The average pay for a Legal Assistant is AU$49,132 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$38,074 - AU$67,315
(Median)
AU$38K
AU$49K
AU$67K
MEDIAN: AU$49,131
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AU$17.52 - AU$30.41
(Median)
AU$18
AU$23
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$23KAU$46KAU$69K
Salary
AU$38,074 - AU$67,315  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,073  
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$37,895 - AU$66,415  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 189
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$16AU$32AU$48
Hourly Rate
AU$17.52 - AU$30.41  
   
Overtime
AU$35.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$32KAU$64KAU$96K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,073  
   
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$37,895 - AU$66,415  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$48,553

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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries




National Average
AU$49,000


Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Typing
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Legal Document Review
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Drafting Correspondence
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National Average
AU$49,000

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 3%

Office Administration
up arrow 4%

Legal Research
up arrow 5%

Document Preparation
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
medical benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 93%
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