Solicitor Salary

A Solicitor earns an average salary of AU$62,513 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Complex Litigation Case Management, Commercial, Intellectual Property (IP), and Legal Document Review. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$43,363 - AU$99,602
(Median)
AU$43K
AU$63K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$62,513
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AU$21.70 - AU$45.15
(Median)
AU$22
AU$31
AU$45
MEDIAN: AU$30
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$43,363 - AU$99,602  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,304  
Profit Sharing
AU$750  
Commission
AU$500.00  
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$43,781 - AU$100,521  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 984
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$26AU$52AU$78
Hourly Rate
AU$21.70 - AU$45.15  
   
Overtime
AU$49.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,304  
   
Commission
AU$500.00  
Profit Sharing
AU$750  
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).
)
AU$43,781 - AU$100,521  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Pay by Experience Level for Solicitor

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$63,059

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Experience Affects Solicitor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 114%



National Average
AU$63,000


Skills That Affect Solicitor Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 28%

Commercial
up arrow 15%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 13%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 12%


Litigation Case Management
up arrow 3%

Client Interaction
up arrow 3%

National Average
AU$63,000

Legal Research
up arrow 11%

Family Practice
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 96%
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