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Legal Assistant Salary

The average pay for a Legal Assistant is AU$48,939 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
AU$34,756 - AU$66,897
(Median)
AU$35K
AU$49K
AU$67K
MEDIAN: AU$48,939
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AU$16.52 - AU$29.57
(Median)
AU$17
AU$22
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$22.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$23KAU$46KAU$69K
Salary
AU$34,756 - AU$66,897  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$3,500  
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$34,727 - AU$65,546  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 224
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$13AU$26AU$39
Hourly Rate
AU$16.52 - AU$29.57  
   
Overtime
AU$25.50 - AU$37.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$3,500  
   
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$34,727 - AU$65,546  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

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

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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
AU$48,000


Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Legal Document Review
up arrow 5%

Typing
up arrow 1%

Document Preparation
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$48,000

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 3%

Legal Research
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 5% dental benefits Dental:
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 94%