A Legal Counsel in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$118,401 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$67,905 - AU$190,000
(Median)
AU$68K
AU$120K
AU$190K
MEDIAN: AU$118,400
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AU$67,905 - AU$190,000  
   
Bonus
AU$20.43 - AU$24,688  
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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$68,268 - AU$189,661  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Experience Affects Legal Counsel Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 57%

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
AU$119,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 29%

Skills That Affect Legal Counsel Salaries

National Average
AU$119,000

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 8%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

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