A Paralegal earns an average salary of AU$54,539 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$38,921 - AU$72,688
AU$39K
AU$54K
AU$73K
MEDIAN: AU$53,950
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50%
90%
AU$19.27 - AU$30.90
AU$19
AU$25
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$25.09
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$72K
Salary AU$38,921 - AU$72,688
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$4,966
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$39,380 - AU$71,780
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 334
Hourly Data AU$0AU$35
Hourly Rate AU$19.27 - AU$30.90
Overtime AU$27.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$71K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$4,966
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$39,380 - AU$71,780
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 98

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

Pay by Experience for a Paralegal has a positive trend. An entry-level Paralegal with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 251 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Paralegal 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 92 salaries. An experienced Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$65,000 based on 81 salaries. A Paralegal 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 51 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$53,738

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Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

▲20%

▲14%

▲12%

National Average
AU$54,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Document Preparation
▼0%

Legal Research
▼0%

National Average
AU$54,000



conveyancing
▼5%

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: %
no benefits
None: 98%
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