Legal Counsel Salary

A Legal Counsel earns an average salary of AU$116,658 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

AU$66,768 - AU$183,020
(Median)
AU$67K
AU$120K
AU$180K
MEDIAN: AU$116,658
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$70KAU$140KAU$210K
Salary
AU$66,768 - AU$183,020  
   
Bonus
AU$14.68 - AU$25,760  
Profit Sharing
AU$3,000  
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$67,056 - AU$194,610  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 154
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$118,615

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Experience Affects Legal Counsel Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
AU$119,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Legal Counsel Salaries

National Average
AU$119,000

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 3%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

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