A Legal Assistant in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$51,040 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$39,151 - AU$70,743
AU$39K
AU$51K
AU$71K
MEDIAN: AU$51,206
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50%
90%

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AU$17.85 - AU$25.22
AU$23
MEDIAN: AU$23.00
50%

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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Salary
AU$39,151 - AU$70,743  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$37,614 - AU$69,648  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$23.00  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
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$37,614 - AU$69,648  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲26%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
AU$51,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Typing
▲1%

National Average
AU$51,000

Drafting Correspondence
▼4%

Legal Document Review
▼6%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%
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