The average pay for a Paralegal in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$56,343 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$39,199 - AU$79,500
AU$39K
AU$56K
AU$79K
MEDIAN: AU$56,343
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AU$17.62 - AU$29.80
AU$18
AU$22
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$21.66
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$27KAU$54KAU$81K
Salary
AU$39,199 - AU$79,500  
   
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$38,989 - AU$74,371  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 74
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$13AU$26AU$39
Hourly Rate
AU$17.62 - AU$29.80  
   
Overtime
AU$34.50  
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$38,989 - AU$74,371  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

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

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
060
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 37%


Late-Career
up arrow 21%

National Average
AU$53,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries


Legal Document Review
up arrow 5%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 4%

Legal Research
up arrow 2%

National Average
AU$53,000

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 100%
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