The average pay for a Paralegal in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$55,684 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$39,146 - AU$77,692
(Median)
AU$39K
AU$56K
AU$78K
MEDIAN: AU$55,683
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AU$18.38 - AU$29.80
(Median)
AU$18
AU$22
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$21.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
Salary
AU$39,146 - AU$77,692  
   
Bonus
AU$1,000  
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$39,234 - AU$72,321  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 75
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$13AU$26AU$39
Hourly Rate
AU$18.38 - AU$29.80  
   
Overtime
AU$34.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
Bonus
AU$1,000  
   
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$39,234 - AU$72,321  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 43%

Late-Career
up arrow 29%


National Average
AU$52,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Document Preparation
up arrow 6%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 4%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 2%

Legal Research
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$52,000

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

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