The average salary for a Paralegal in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$57,494 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$40,219 - AU$70,017
(Median)
AU$40K
AU$57K
AU$70K
MEDIAN: AU$57,493
10%
50%
90%

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AU$20.00 - AU$28.49
(Median)
AU$
AU$23
AU$
MEDIAN: AU$22.00
50%

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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Salary
AU$40,219 - AU$70,017  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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AU$40,117 - AU$68,290  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$22.99  
   
Overtime
AU$25.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Bonus
AU$0.00  
   
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$40,117 - AU$68,290  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
AU$55,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Legal Document Review
up arrow 6%

Document Preparation
up arrow 5%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 5%

Legal Research
up arrow 2%

National Average
AU$55,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 96%
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