A Legal Receptionist earns an average salary of AU$40,466 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

AU$26,181 - AU$54,003
AU$26K
AU$41K
AU$54K
MEDIAN: AU$40,573
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50%
90%
AU$16.06 - AU$25.37
AU$16
AU$21
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$21.48
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$54K
Salary AU$26,181 - AU$54,003
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$31,089 - AU$53,068
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 72
Hourly Data AU$0AU$25
Hourly Rate AU$16.06 - AU$25.37
Annual Data AU$0AU$53K
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$31,089 - AU$53,068
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 46

Job Description for Legal Receptionist

A legal receptionist typically works at the front desk of a legal firm, setting up appointments for clients, directing them into lawyers’ offices, and taking incoming calls. This receptionist must ensure their office's reception area is clean and welcoming as well. Tasks performed by the legal receptionist include greeting guests, answering calls on multi-line telephones, routing calls to the correct areas, scheduling clients for meetings with lawyers, and using a photocopiers and fax machine as necessary. Additionally, legal receptionists perform filing work and ensure all conference and waiting areas are clean. Some legal receptionists also serve coffee or tea to clients in the waiting room or offices, as well as order supplies for lawyers and the office as a whole. They also receive mail and packages to be routed to lawyers as well. A legal receptionist often handles other administrative duties, such as making new case files in the computer system and writing letters to clients or their families.

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Legal Receptionist Tasks

  • Greet clients in person or on the telephone.
  • Update appointment and location schedules.
  • Keep telephone equipment operating by following operating instructions and calling for repairs.
  • Screen, answer or refer inquiries to proper channels.
  • Transfer calls.

Legal Receptionist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$41,947

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Key Stats for Legal Receptionist

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Legal Receptionist Salaries

▲16%

▲9%

National Average
AU$42,000

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 96%