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$65,315 - AU$192,939
AU$65K
AU$120K
AU$190K
MEDIAN: AU$118,401
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AU$65,315 - AU$192,939  
   
Bonus
AU$20.61 - AU$24,588  
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AU$65,549 - AU$192,520  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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Key Stats for Legal Counsel

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Legal Counsel Salaries

Experienced
▲49%

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
AU$126,000

Entry-Level
▼37%

Skills That Affect Legal Counsel Salaries


National Average
AU$126,000

Legal Document Review
▼22%

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 85%