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Average Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Australia

AU$67,936
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$5,114
Bonus
AU$45,300
Commission
AU$8,750
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer in Australia is AU$67,936.
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A$50k
MEDIAN
A$68k
90%
A$117k
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AU$50k - AU$117k
Bonus
AU$117 - AU$19k
Profit Sharing
AU$99 - AU$116k
Commission
AU$0 - AU$45k
Total Pay
AU$50k - AU$124k
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What Do Attorney / Lawyers Do?

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Explore the most common career paths for Attorney / Lawyer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
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What Are Popular Skills for Attorney / Lawyers?

Skills in Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management, Litigation Case Management, Client Interaction and Legal Research.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyers?

An entry-level Attorney / Lawyer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$57,524 based on 38 salaries. An early career Attorney / Lawyer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$65,242 based on 340 salaries. A mid-career Attorney / Lawyer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$96,079 based on 88 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$100,000 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$101,130.
Employees with Attorney / Lawyer in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 23.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Hobart, Tasmania (23.4% less), Gold Coast, Queensland (14.1% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (9.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 523 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.3%
Early Career
65.0%
Mid Career
16.8%
Experienced
7.5%
Late Career
3.4%

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