The average pay for a Paralegal in Gold Coast, Queensland is AU$54,640 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Legal Research and Drafting Correspondence.

AU$43,459 - AU$66,939
AU$43K
AU$55K
AU$67K
MEDIAN: AU$55,190
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$69K
Salary AU$43,459 - AU$66,939
Bonus AU$4,000
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AU$43,431 - AU$69,500
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

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.

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Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

▲18%

▲1%

National Average
AU$54,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries




National Average
AU$54,000

Document Preparation
▼1%

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%