A Patent Attorney earns an average salary of AU$78,439 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. 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$59,598 - AU$144,682
AU$60K
AU$85K
AU$140K
MEDIAN: AU$85,000
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Salary AU$59,598 - AU$144,682
Bonus AU$300.00
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AU$59,598 - AU$144,682
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$85,000

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Key Stats for Patent Attorney

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Patent Attorney Salaries

Experienced
▲45%

Mid-Career
▲44%

National Average
AU$85,000

▼12%

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 94%
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