The average pay for a Legal Assistant is AU$49,137 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$37,603 - AU$66,676
AU$38K
AU$49K
AU$67K
MEDIAN: AU$49,137
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90%

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AU$17.52 - AU$30.37
AU$18
AU$23
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$22.54
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$23KAU$46KAU$69K
Salary
AU$37,603 - AU$66,676  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$4,085  
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$37,608 - AU$65,961  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 184
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$16AU$32AU$48
Hourly Rate
AU$17.52 - AU$30.37  
   
Overtime
AU$35.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$32KAU$64KAU$96K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$4,085  
   
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$37,608 - AU$65,961  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$48,593

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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

▲30%

▲28%

▲14%

National Average
AU$49,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

▲1%


Drafting Correspondence
▼0%

National Average
AU$49,000

Filing Court Documents
▼3%

Office Administration
▼4%

Legal Research
▼5%

Document Preparation
▼16%

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

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