A Paralegal earns an average salary of AU$54,539 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$39,897 - AU$72,676
AU$40K
AU$55K
AU$73K
MEDIAN: AU$54,539
10%
50%
90%

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AU$18.46 - AU$32.75
AU$18
AU$25
AU$33
MEDIAN: AU$24.92
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$25KAU$50KAU$75K
Salary
AU$39,897 - AU$72,676  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$5,040  
Total Pay (?
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AU$39,783 - AU$72,779  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 303
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$15AU$30AU$45
Hourly Rate
AU$18.46 - AU$32.75  
   
Overtime
AU$30.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$30KAU$60KAU$90K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$5,040  
   
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$39,783 - AU$72,779  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$53,942

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Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

▲20%

▲13%

▲12%

National Average
AU$54,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Document Preparation
▼0%

Legal Research
▼0%

National Average
AU$54,000



conveyancing
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 1%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: %
dental benefits
None: 99%
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