AU$54,417
Avg. Salary
AU$25.51
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Paralegal is AU$25.51 per hour.

The average pay for a Paralegal is AU$54,417 per year.

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AU$19.65
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AU$33.08
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MEDIAN AU$25.51
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AU$73k
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MEDIAN AU$54,417
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MEDIAN: AU$54,417
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MEDIAN: AU$25.51
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Salary AU$39,702 - AU$72,954
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,116
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$40,157 - AU$72,618
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 645
Hourly Data AU$0AU$46
Hourly Rate AU$19.65 - AU$33.08
Overtime AU$1.55 - AU$46.94
Annual Data AU$0AU$72K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,116
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$40,157 - AU$72,618
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 226

Job Description for Paralegal

Paralegals perform legal-, regulatory- and business-related research for lawyers working at their organization. Most of the time, paralegals work for law offices, corporations’ legal departments or courts. These professionals also provide legal support services to attorneys. They assist lawyers in filing materials such as motions, memoranda, pleadings and briefs in various court systems, as well as accompany lawyers to see clients and/or to go to court.

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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 563 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$59,000 based on 89 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 80 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 46 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: AU$54,267

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Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

▲20%

▲11%

▲9%

National Average
AU$54,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

National Average
AU$54,000



Legal Document Review
▼2%

Legal Research
▼2%

▼7%

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
16%
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%