Legal Assistant Salary (Australia)

The average pay for a Legal Assistant is AU$48,621 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Legal Assistant Total Pay (?
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AU$33,980 - AU$66,901
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MEDIAN: AU$48,620
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Legal Assistant Total Pay (?
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AU$16.32 - AU$30.19
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MEDIAN: AU$22.00
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$23KAU$46KAU$69K
Salary
AU$33,980 - AU$66,901  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$3,878  
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$34,040 - AU$66,012  
PayScale
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 256
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$13AU$26AU$39
Hourly Rate
AU$16.32 - AU$30.19  
   
Overtime
AU$25.50 - AU$37.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$3,878  
   
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$34,040 - AU$66,012  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 256
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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

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

Pay Difference By Location

Perth
up arrow 25%
Brisbane
up arrow 6%
National Average
AU$48,000
Sydney
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Adelaide
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Bendigo
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Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%
Experienced
up arrow 30%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
AU$48,000

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Document Preparation
up arrow 2%
National Average
AU$48,000
Typing
up arrow 1%
Legal Document Review
up arrow 1%
Filing Court Documents
up arrow 2%
Legal Research
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 5% dental benefits Dental: 1%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 94%
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