An Entry-Level Legal Assistant earns an average salary of AU$44,496 per year.

AU$35,401 - AU$56,795
AU$35K
AU$44K
AU$57K
MEDIAN: AU$44,496
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AU$15.45 - AU$25.14
AU$15
AU$20
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20.38
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$19KAU$38KAU$57K
Salary
AU$35,401 - AU$56,795  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$3,915  
Total Pay (?
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AU$34,945 - AU$55,499  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 122
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$11AU$22AU$33
Hourly Rate
AU$15.45 - AU$25.14  
   
Overtime
AU$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$22KAU$44KAU$66K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$3,915  
   
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$34,945 - AU$55,499  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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National Average: AU$43,907

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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
12%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Legal Research
▲5%

Typing
▼0%

Legal Document Review
▼0%

National Average
AU$44,000

Drafting Correspondence
▼2%

Filing Court Documents
▼4%

Document Preparation
▼7%

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 95%
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