A Paralegal / Legal Assistant earns an average salary of AU$55,205 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.

AU$41,876 - AU$68,113
AU$42K
AU$55K
AU$68K
MEDIAN: AU$55,205
10%
50%
90%

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AU$19.00 - AU$40.00
AU$33
MEDIAN: AU$33.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
Salary
AU$41,876 - AU$68,113  
   
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$41,333 - AU$75,550  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$33.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
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$41,333 - AU$75,550  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal / Legal Assistant

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

Key Stats for Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
038
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$56,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

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