Legal Assistant Salary

The average pay for a Legal Assistant is AU$49,780 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$37,601 - AU$67,804
(Median)
AU$38K
AU$50K
AU$68K
MEDIAN: AU$49,780
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50%
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AU$17.65 - AU$29.99
(Median)
AU$18
AU$22
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$22.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$23KAU$46KAU$69K
Salary
AU$37,601 - AU$67,804  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,508  
Profit Sharing
AU$550  
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$37,490 - AU$66,282  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 260
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$17.65 - AU$29.99  
   
Overtime
AU$34.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,508  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$550  
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).
)
AU$37,490 - AU$66,282  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$49,020

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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
AU$49,000


Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 2%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 1%

Document Preparation
0%

National Average
AU$49,000

Typing
up arrow 1%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 4%

Office Administration
up arrow 4%

Legal Research
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: %
medical benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 93%
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