Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salary

A Paralegal / Legal Assistant earns an average salary of AU$53,317 per year. 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$35,585 - AU$66,788
(Median)
AU$36K
AU$53K
AU$67K
MEDIAN: AU$53,317
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AU$15.78 - AU$39.15
(Median)
AU$16
AU$23
AU$39
MEDIAN: AU$22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$23KAU$46KAU$69K
Salary
AU$35,585 - AU$66,788  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$6,411  
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$34,756 - AU$67,700  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$15.78 - AU$39.15  
   
Overtime
AU$20.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$6,411  
   
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$34,756 - AU$67,700  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Experience Affects Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
AU$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
medical benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 96%
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