Paralegal in Melbourne, Victoria Salary

The average pay for a Paralegal in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$51,238 per year. A skill in Document Preparation is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$38,003 - AU$68,260
(Median)
AU$38K
AU$51K
AU$68K
MEDIAN: AU$51,237
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AU$15.00 - AU$30.09
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AU$15
AU$22
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$22.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$23KAU$46KAU$69K
Salary
AU$38,003 - AU$68,260  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$3,639  
Total Pay (?
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AU$36,766 - AU$67,479  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$15.00 - AU$30.09  
   
Overtime
AU$22.39  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$3,639  
   
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$36,766 - AU$67,479  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
AU$51,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Document Preparation
up arrow 14%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 2%

Drafting Correspondence
0%

National Average
AU$51,000

Legal Research
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental:
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 98%
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