A Legal Counsel earns an average salary of AU$117,180 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience strongly influences pay for this job.

AU$65,645 - AU$179,376
(Median)
AU$66K
AU$120K
AU$180K
MEDIAN: AU$117,179
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$70KAU$140KAU$210K
Salary
AU$65,645 - AU$179,376  
   
Bonus
AU$974 - AU$25,639  
Profit Sharing
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$66,644 - AU$186,920  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$118,183

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Experience Affects Legal Counsel Salaries


Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
AU$118,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Skills That Affect Legal Counsel Salaries

National Average
AU$118,000


Legal Document Review
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

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