A Solicitor in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$70,091 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$43,841 - AU$100,000
AU$44K
AU$69K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$68,789
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Salary
AU$43,841 - AU$100,000  
   
Bonus
AU$2,035  
Commission
AU$10,000  
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$44,064 - AU$100,446  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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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 $66,000 based on 44 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 $73,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Solicitor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 8 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 $100,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Solicitor

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Solicitor Salaries

Experienced
▲59%

Late-Career
▲44%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
AU$69,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Solicitor Salaries

Drafting Correspondence
▲5%

Litigation Case Management
▲3%

National Average
AU$69,000

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%
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