The average pay for a Legal Assistant is AU$49,302 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$37,656 - AU$66,407
AU$38K
AU$50K
AU$66K
MEDIAN: AU$49,966
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50%
90%
AU$17.45 - AU$30.94
AU$17
AU$23
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$23.39
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$66K
Salary AU$37,656 - AU$66,407
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,068
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$37,423 - AU$66,107
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 198
Hourly Data AU$0AU$32
Hourly Rate AU$17.45 - AU$30.94
Overtime AU$32.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$66K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,068
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$37,423 - AU$66,107
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 74

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Legal Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$44,000 based on 163 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$56,000 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$62,000 based on 41 salaries. A Legal Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$62,000 based on 24 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$49,753

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Q: What is it like working as a Legal Assistant?

Legal Assistant in Gold Coast:
"Amazing."
Pros: Lifestyle. Work as I am on holidays. Weather. Relax kind of.
Cons: Immigration industry Low profile. Low wages.

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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

▲25%

▲25%

▲12%

National Average
AU$50,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

▼0%

National Average
AU$50,000


Drafting Correspondence
▼2%

Filing Court Documents
▼6%

Office Administration
▼6%

Legal Research
▼7%

Document Preparation
▼18%

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 95%
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