A Legal Assistant in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$52,069 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$37,690 - AU$66,625
AU$38K
AU$52K
AU$67K
MEDIAN: AU$52,069
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50%
90%
AU$15.51 - AU$39.15
AU$16
AU$24
AU$39
MEDIAN: AU$24.50
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$67K
Salary AU$37,690 - AU$66,625
Bonus AU$1,965
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$37,153 - AU$67,104
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 10 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 55
Hourly Data AU$0AU$39
Hourly Rate AU$15.51 - AU$39.15
Overtime AU$36.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$67K
Bonus AU$1,965
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$37,153 - AU$67,104
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 10 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Legal Assistant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Legal Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$46,000 based on 41 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$63,000 based on 11 salaries. A Legal Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$64,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

▲25%

▲21%

▲18%

National Average
AU$52,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries


▲1%


National Average
AU$52,000


Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 88%