A Solicitor earns an average salary of AU$63,756 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 Contract Negotiation, Commercial, Legal Document Review, and Intellectual Property (IP). Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$44,491 - AU$99,285
(Median)
AU$44K
AU$64K
AU$99K
MEDIAN: AU$63,756
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AU$23.26 - AU$56.77
(Median)
AU$23
AU$33
AU$57
MEDIAN: AU$32.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$44,491 - AU$99,285  
   
Bonus
AU$456.15 - AU$19,727  
Profit Sharing
AU$500.00  
Commission
AU$9,826  
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$44,673 - AU$100,343  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 557
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$25AU$50AU$75
Hourly Rate
AU$23.26 - AU$56.77  
   
Overtime
AU$41.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$456.15 - AU$19,727  
   
Commission
AU$9,826  
Profit Sharing
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$44,673 - AU$100,343  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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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$64,373

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Experience Affects Solicitor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 102%



National Average
AU$64,000


Skills That Affect Solicitor Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 32%

Commercial
up arrow 20%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 12%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 11%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 9%

Client Interaction
up arrow 5%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 2%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
AU$64,000

Legal Research
up arrow 9%

Family Practice
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: %
medical benefits
Vision: %
dental benefits
None: 98%
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