The average salary for a Legal Assistant in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$50,144 per year.

AU$37,968 - AU$67,967
(Median)
AU$38K
AU$50K
AU$68K
MEDIAN: AU$50,143
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AU$17.11 - AU$31.79
(Median)
AU$17
AU$24
AU$32
MEDIAN: AU$23.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$23KAU$46KAU$69K
Salary
AU$37,968 - AU$67,967  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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AU$38,428 - AU$67,436  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 70
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$15AU$30AU$45
Hourly Rate
AU$17.11 - AU$31.79  
   
Overtime
AU$42.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$30KAU$60KAU$90K
Bonus
AU$0.00  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$38,428 - AU$67,436  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
AU$51,000


Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Document Preparation
up arrow 10%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 4%

Legal Document Review
0%

National Average
AU$51,000

up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
medical benefits
Vision: 4%
dental benefits
None: 91%
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