A Late-Career Paralegal earns an average salary of AU$59,907 per year. A skill in Legal Research is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$49,857 - AU$82,528
AU$50K
AU$62K
AU$83K
MEDIAN: AU$62,117
10%
50%
90%
AU$23.34 - AU$38.31
AU$23
AU$30
AU$38
MEDIAN: AU$29.55
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$82K
Salary AU$49,857 - AU$82,528
Bonus AU$1,000
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$49,838 - AU$81,257
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 56
Hourly Data AU$0AU$47
Hourly Rate AU$23.34 - AU$38.31
Overtime AU$48.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$81K
Bonus AU$1,000
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$49,838 - AU$81,257
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$61,922

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Paralegal

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries



National Average
AU$62,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Common Health Benefits

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