The average pay for a Solicitor is AU$64,745 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Contract Negotiation, Commercial, Complex Litigation Case Management, and Legal Document Review. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

AU$44,679 - AU$100,675
AU$45K
AU$65K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$64,662
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90%

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AU$22.76 - AU$45.37
AU$23
AU$30
AU$45
MEDIAN: AU$30.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$44,679 - AU$100,675  
   
Bonus
AU$456.15 - AU$15,280  
Profit Sharing
AU$983  
Commission
AU$9,887  
Total Pay (?
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AU$44,835 - AU$101,410  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 537
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$26AU$52AU$78
Hourly Rate
AU$22.76 - AU$45.37  
   
Overtime
AU$75.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$456.15 - AU$15,280  
   
Commission
AU$9,887  
Profit Sharing
AU$983  
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$44,835 - AU$101,410  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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Pay by Experience Level for Solicitor

Pay by Experience for a Solicitor has a positive trend. An entry-level Solicitor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 427 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Solicitor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 105 salaries. An experienced Solicitor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 52 salaries. A Solicitor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$65,083

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Key Stats for Solicitor

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Solicitor Salaries

▲66%

▲59%

▲32%

National Average
AU$65,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Solicitor Salaries

Contract Negotiation
▲40%

Commercial
▲19%

Complex Litigation Case Management
▲16%

Legal Document Review
▲11%

Intellectual Property (IP)
▲9%

Client Interaction
▲4%



National Average
AU$65,000

Legal Research
▼4%

Family Practice
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 1%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 99%
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