The average pay for a Criminal Defense Lawyer is AU$76,605 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

AU$50,472 - AU$115,540
AU$50K
AU$77K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$76,605
10%
50%
90%
AU$25.49 - AU$35.34
AU$34
MEDIAN: AU$33.83
50%
AU$0AU$116K
Salary AU$50,472 - AU$115,540
Bonus AU$7,500
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$50,713 - AU$116,782
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 66
Hourly Data AU$0AU$35
Hourly Rate AU$33.83
Annual Data AU$0AU$116K
Bonus AU$7,500
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$50,713 - AU$116,782
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Criminal Defense Lawyer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$74,725

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

Key Stats for Criminal Defense Lawyer

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Criminal Defense Lawyer Salaries

▲47%

▲13%

National Average
AU$75,000

▼6%

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 94%