A Mid-Career Legal Assistant earns an average salary of AU$56,749 per year. A skill in Drafting Correspondence is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$43,404 - AU$68,418
AU$43K
AU$57K
AU$68K
MEDIAN: AU$56,749
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AU$17.91 - AU$31.18
AU$18
AU$26
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$25.54
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$23KAU$46KAU$69K
Salary
AU$43,404 - AU$68,418  
   
Bonus
AU$500.00  
Total Pay (?
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AU$43,301 - AU$67,560  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$18AU$36AU$54
Hourly Rate
AU$17.91 - AU$31.18  
   
Overtime
AU$52.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$500.00  
   
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$43,301 - AU$67,560  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$55,613

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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

5-9 years
82%
10-19 years
18%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Drafting Correspondence
▲12%

Legal Document Review
▲3%

Typing
▲1%

National Average
AU$56,000

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 90%