AU$77,553
Avg. Salary
AU$42.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$9,744

Bonus

AU$5,120

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Corporate Lawyer is AU$42.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Corporate Lawyer is AU$77,553 per year.

AU$23.93
10%
AU$42.00
50%
AU$176.81
90%
MEDIAN AU$42.00
AU$53k
10%
AU$78k
50%
AU$149k
90%
MEDIAN AU$77,553
AU$52,631 - AU$149,011
AU$53K
AU$78K
AU$150K
MEDIAN: AU$77,553
10%
50%
90%
AU$23.93 - AU$177
AU$24
AU$42
AU$180
MEDIAN: AU$42.00
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$154K
Salary AU$52,631 - AU$149,011
Bonus AU$67.87 - AU$30,270
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$64,111
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$52,387 - AU$154,475
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 8 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 274
Hourly Data AU$0AU$176
Hourly Rate AU$23.93 - AU$177
Overtime AU$25.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$154K
Bonus AU$67.87 - AU$30,270
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$64,111
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$52,387 - AU$154,475
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 8 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Corporate Lawyer

Corporate lawyers are responsible for all aspects of corporate law practice. This includes all legal processes related to the formation, operation, and governance of a corporation or corporation-like entity such as a limited liability company (LLC), partnership, or alliance. The corporate lawyer may be responsible for helping establish a new corporation, which requires filing articles of incorporation and adhering to all relevant federal, state, and local regulations. Once a corporation has been established, corporate lawyers give advice on its business transactions with other entities and provide advice about regulations, licensing of new technologies, and managomg all legal disputes regarding operations. Corporate lawyers are also responsible for providing advice and planning related to corporate mergers, acquisitions, and other large-scale strategic deals.

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Corporate 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.
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings, and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Lawyer

Pay by Experience for a Corporate Lawyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Corporate Lawyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$71,000 based on 234 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Corporate 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$112,000 based on 82 salaries. An experienced Corporate Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$147,000 based on 45 salaries. A Corporate 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$140,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

6%

-1%

-1%

-6%

-11%

-38%

National Average: AU$79,098

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

Corporate Lawyer Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Corporate Lawyer?

Corporate Lawyer in Adelaide:
"Management culture."
Embed presence early into negotiations and management meetings.

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Key Stats for Corporate Lawyer

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Corporate Lawyer Salaries

▲86%

▲77%

▲41%

National Average
AU$79,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 90%