An Entry-Level Legal Assistant earns an average salary of AU$44,647 per year.

AU$36,614 - AU$56,600
(Median)
AU$37K
AU$45K
AU$57K
MEDIAN: AU$44,647
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AU$16.37 - AU$25.55
(Median)
AU$16
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$20
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$19KAU$38KAU$57K
Salary
AU$36,614 - AU$56,600  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$3,945  
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$36,456 - AU$55,781  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 127
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$16.37 - AU$25.55  
   
Overtime
AU$35.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$3,945  
   
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$36,456 - AU$55,781  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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National Average: AU$44,299

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Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Legal Research
up arrow 4%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 3%

Typing
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$44,000

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 2%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 5%

Document Preparation
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 94%
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