AU$69,061
Avg. Salary
AU$31.45
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$4,964

Bonus

AU$4,000

Profit Sharing

AU$5,300

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Attorney / Lawyer is AU$31.45 per hour.

The average pay for an Attorney / Lawyer is AU$69,061 per year.

AU$20.13
10%
AU$31.45
50%
AU$78.91
90%
MEDIAN AU$31.45
AU$49k
10%
AU$69k
50%
AU$118k
90%
MEDIAN AU$69,061
AU$48,765 - AU$118,187
AU$49K
AU$69K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$69,061
10%
50%
90%
AU$20.13 - AU$78.91
AU$20
AU$31
AU$79
MEDIAN: AU$31.45
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$123K
Salary AU$48,765 - AU$118,187
Bonus AU$50.00 - AU$19,727
Profit Sharing AU$19.39 - AU$99,666
Commission AU$5,300
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$48,542 - AU$123,815
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 26 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 604
Hourly Data AU$0AU$88
Hourly Rate AU$20.13 - AU$78.91
Hourly Tips AU$40.00
Overtime AU$10.14 - AU$88.77
Annual Data AU$0AU$123K
Bonus AU$50.00 - AU$19,727
Commission AU$5,300
Profit Sharing AU$19.39 - AU$99,666
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$48,542 - AU$123,815
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 26 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 48

Job Description for Attorney / Lawyer

Attorneys apply the law to specific situations and advise their clients on a course of action based on legal rights and responsibilities. Some attorneys work in the business world, providing counsel to corporate clients on business transactions. Other attorneys work with persons in the legal system, advocating on their behalf and representing them in court actions.

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Attorney / Lawyer Tasks

  • Advise clients in business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits or legal rights and obligations.
  • Select jurors, argue motions, meet with judges and question witnesses during the course of a trial.
  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies, present and summarize cases to judges and juries.
  • Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions; evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments for presentation of cases.
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses.

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

Pay by Experience for an Attorney / Lawyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Attorney / Lawyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$65,000 based on 503 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Attorney / Lawyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$101,000 based on 143 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$121,000 based on 63 salaries. An Attorney / Lawyer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$105,000 based on 20 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

16%

3%

-3%

-8%

-21%

-30%

National Average: AU$69,678

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

▲73%

▲50%

▲45%

National Average
AU$70,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

National Average
AU$70,000



▼12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 90%