Entry-Level Paralegal in Sydney, New South Wales Salary (Australia)

An Entry-Level Paralegal in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$50,048 per year.

AU$34,783 - AU$64,168
AU$35K
AU$50K
AU$64K
MEDIAN: AU$50,129
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50%
90%
AU$17.85 - AU$29.15
AU$18
AU$22
AU$29
MEDIAN: AU$21.63
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$64K
Salary AU$34,783 - AU$64,168
Bonus AU$650
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$35,690 - AU$63,331
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 111
Hourly Data AU$0AU$29
Hourly Rate AU$17.85 - AU$29.15
Overtime AU$29.48
Annual Data AU$0AU$63K
Bonus AU$650
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$35,690 - AU$63,331
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 52

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
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
82%
5-9 years
5%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries




National Average
AU$50,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Common Health Benefits

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