An Experienced Paralegal earns an average salary of AU$66,864 per year.

AU$49,826 - AU$83,611
AU$50K
AU$65K
AU$84K
MEDIAN: AU$65,064
10%
50%
90%
AU$25.53 - AU$40.24
AU$26
AU$30
AU$40
MEDIAN: AU$29.99
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$83K
Salary AU$49,826 - AU$83,611
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$12,750
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$50,231 - AU$83,523
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 119
Hourly Data AU$0AU$40
Hourly Rate AU$25.53 - AU$40.24
Overtime AU$40.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$83K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$12,750
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$50,231 - AU$83,523
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

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$64,309

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

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
10-19 years
76%
20 years or more
24%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Legal Research
▲2%




National Average
AU$64,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 95%