A Paralegal earns an average salary of AU$54,427 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$39,770 - AU$72,480
(Median)
AU$40K
AU$54K
AU$72K
MEDIAN: AU$54,427
10%
50%
90%

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AU$19.29 - AU$31.71
(Median)
AU$19
AU$25
AU$32
MEDIAN: AU$25.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$25KAU$50KAU$75K
Salary
AU$39,770 - AU$72,480  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$5,053  
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$39,925 - AU$72,278  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 317
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$16AU$32AU$48
Hourly Rate
AU$19.29 - AU$31.71  
   
Overtime
AU$40.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$32KAU$64KAU$96K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$5,053  
   
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$39,925 - AU$72,278  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 113
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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$53,823

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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries




National Average
AU$54,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

conveyancing
up arrow 8%

Legal Research
up arrow 2%

Document Preparation
up arrow 1%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 1%

Drafting Correspondence
0%

National Average
AU$54,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

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