Paralegal with Drafting Correspondence Skills in Sydney, New South Wales Salary (Australia)

A Paralegal with Drafting Correspondence skills in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$53,005 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

AU$36,973 - AU$77,177
AU$37K
AU$53K
AU$77K
MEDIAN: AU$53,368
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50%
90%
AU$19.24 - AU$32.37
AU$19
AU$24
AU$32
MEDIAN: AU$23.88
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$77K
Salary AU$36,973 - AU$77,177
Bonus AU$1,200
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$38,849 - AU$74,165
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 64
Hourly Data AU$0AU$32
Hourly Rate AU$19.24 - AU$32.37
Overtime AU$30.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$74K
Bonus AU$1,200
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$38,849 - AU$74,165
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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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Paralegal Tasks

  • Assist lawyers by researching legal precedent, investigating facts or preparing legal documents.
  • Direct and coordinate law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.
  • Call upon witnesses to testify at hearing.
  • Investigate facts and law of cases to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions and legal articles, codes and documents.

Paralegal Job Listings

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

▲21%

National Average
AU$52,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 1%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 99%