A Paralegal / Legal Assistant earns an average salary of AU$54,216 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$39,998 - AU$69,187
AU$40K
AU$54K
AU$69K
MEDIAN: AU$54,216
10%
50%
90%
AU$21.64 - AU$30.75
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$25.83
50%
AU$0AU$69K
Salary AU$39,998 - AU$69,187
Bonus AU$6,000
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$41,044 - AU$69,893
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 44
Hourly Data AU$0AU$42
Hourly Rate AU$25.83
Overtime AU$42.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$69K
Bonus AU$6,000
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$41,044 - AU$69,893
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Paralegal / Legal Assistant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Paralegal / Legal Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Paralegal / Legal Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Paralegal / Legal Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$59,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Paralegal / Legal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$59,000 based on 16 salaries. A Paralegal / Legal Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$58,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$54,277

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

Paralegal / Legal Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Paralegal / Legal Assistant?

Paralegal / Legal Assistant in Perth:
"Rewarding."
Pros: Seeing the final results.
Cons: Stress and lack of work life balance.

Key Stats for Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salaries

▲9%

▲8%

▲7%

National Average
AU$54,000

▼8%

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

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