The average salary for a Legal Secretary is AU$51,532 per year.

AU$38,674 - AU$71,382
AU$39K
AU$52K
AU$71K
MEDIAN: AU$51,505
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AU$19.68 - AU$33.45
AU$20
AU$25
AU$33
MEDIAN: AU$25.02
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Salary
AU$38,674 - AU$71,382  
   
Bonus
AU$453.02 - AU$4,966  
Total Pay (?
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AU$39,254 - AU$70,858  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 574
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$19.68 - AU$33.45  
   
Overtime
AU$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Bonus
AU$453.02 - AU$4,966  
   
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$39,254 - AU$70,858  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 194

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

Pay by Experience for a Legal Secretary has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Secretary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 398 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Secretary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 204 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 177 salaries. A Legal Secretary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 136 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$51,701

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Legal Secretary Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Legal Secretary?

Legal Secretary in Melbourne:
"Busy, Busy, Busy."
Pros: Never at a loss for something to do. Learning a great deal of useful information for studying my law degree.
Cons: Not often celebrated when I do a good job. Often overwhelming workload.

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Key Stats for Legal Secretary

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries

▲16%

▲15%

▲7%

National Average
AU$52,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Legal Secretary Salaries

▲1%



Typing
▼0%

National Average
AU$52,000


Filing
▼1%

conveyancing
▼3%


Drafting Correspondence
▼11%

Administration
▼19%

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 96%
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