The average pay for a Paralegal in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$54,538 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$38,730 - AU$81,422
AU$39K
AU$55K
AU$81K
MEDIAN: AU$54,538
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AU$15.83 - AU$29.36
AU$16
AU$21
AU$29
MEDIAN: AU$20.83
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Salary
AU$38,730 - AU$81,422  
   
Bonus
AU$100.00  
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$38,274 - AU$76,641  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 77
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$13AU$26AU$39
Hourly Rate
AU$15.83 - AU$29.36  
   
Overtime
AU$30.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
Bonus
AU$100.00  
   
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$38,274 - AU$76,641  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

Pay by Experience for a Paralegal has a positive trend. An entry-level Paralegal with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 73 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Paralegal with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 15 salaries. A Paralegal with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Experienced
▲46%

▲29%

▲22%

National Average
AU$52,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries





National Average
AU$52,000

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%