The average pay for a Legal Secretary is AU$52,810 per year. A skill in Drafting Correspondence is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$39,372 - AU$72,429
AU$39K
AU$53K
AU$72K
MEDIAN: AU$52,742
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50%
90%
AU$19.88 - AU$33.62
AU$20
AU$25
AU$34
MEDIAN: AU$25.39
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$72K
Salary AU$39,372 - AU$72,429
Bonus AU$459.58 - AU$5,034
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$39,856 - AU$71,696
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 560
Hourly Data AU$0AU$34
Hourly Rate AU$19.88 - AU$33.62
Overtime AU$29.48
Annual Data AU$0AU$71K
Bonus AU$459.58 - AU$5,034
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$39,856 - AU$71,696
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 185

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

Pay by Experience for a Legal Secretary has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Secretary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,000 based on 369 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Secretary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$56,000 based on 209 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$60,000 based on 186 salaries. A Legal Secretary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$60,000 based on 139 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$52,807

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Legal Secretary Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Legal Secretary?

Legal Secretary in Brisbane:
"Stress level."
Pros: Completing tasks.
Cons: Low appreciation.

Legal Secretary in Melbourne:
"Busy, Busy, Busy."
Pros: Never at a loss for something to do. Learning a great deal of useful information for studying my law degree.
Cons: Not often celebrated when I do a good job. Often overwhelming workload.

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Key Stats for Legal Secretary

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries

▲14%

▲13%

▲6%

National Average
AU$53,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Legal Secretary Salaries


▲5%


Document Preparation
▼0%

Billing
▼0%

Client Interaction
▼0%

National Average
AU$53,000

▼1%

▼3%


Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 95%