The average salary for a Legal Assistant in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$53,646 per year.

AU$38,832 - AU$66,998
AU$39K
AU$54K
AU$67K
MEDIAN: AU$54,009
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AU$15.09 - AU$37.50
AU$15
AU$23
AU$38
MEDIAN: AU$23.48
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$23KAU$46KAU$69K
Salary
AU$38,832 - AU$66,998  
   
Bonus
AU$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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AU$39,056 - AU$67,356  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$15AU$30AU$45
Hourly Rate
AU$15.09 - AU$37.50  
   
Overtime
AU$42.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$30KAU$60KAU$90K
Bonus
AU$1,000  
   
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$39,056 - AU$67,356  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Legal Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 47 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 13 salaries. A Legal Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

▲22%

Experienced
▲20%

▲13%

National Average
AU$53,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Document Preparation
▲4%

National Average
AU$53,000

Drafting Correspondence
▼2%


▼12%

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 85%
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