A Solicitor earns an average salary of AU$64,005 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Commercial, Legal Document Review, Complex Litigation Case Management, and Intellectual Property (IP). Experience strongly influences income for this job.

AU$44,438 - AU$100,199
AU$44K
AU$64K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$63,513
10%
50%
90%
AU$20.87 - AU$49.41
AU$21
AU$29
AU$49
MEDIAN: AU$29.28
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$101K
Salary AU$44,438 - AU$100,199
Bonus AU$497 - AU$14,983
Profit Sharing AU$983
Commission AU$10,000
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$44,511 - AU$101,016
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,190
Hourly Data AU$0AU$100
Hourly Rate AU$20.87 - AU$49.41
Overtime AU$50.87
Annual Data AU$0AU$101K
Bonus AU$497 - AU$14,983
Commission AU$10,000
Profit Sharing AU$983
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$44,511 - AU$101,016
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 71

Job Description for Solicitor

A solicitor's job is highly diverse, but it can be compared to that of a human resources employee. Generally, a solicitor has the job of recruiting new individuals to work for a company. It is a solicitor's job to find new people that are not only qualified for the company, but are also a good match for the company itself. Other duties can include coming up with new and different business ideas for the company and managing incoming company calls.

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Solicitor Tasks

  • Solicit outstanding financial obligations, such as loans, liens, and fees, from borrowers or third parties.
  • Draft legal instruments and reports, such as letters and petitions for payment.
  • Use and update account tracking systems with financial information and workout activity.
  • Assist in reviewing utility accounts, investigating unpaid claims and liens, and developing payment plans.
  • Manage assigned utility accounts, assisting with loss mitigation, negotiating workouts, and collecting paperwork.

Solicitor Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Solicitor

Pay by Experience for a Solicitor has a positive trend. An entry-level Solicitor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$60,000 based on 517 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Solicitor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$88,000 based on 116 salaries. An experienced Solicitor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$107,000 based on 56 salaries. A Solicitor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$144,000 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$63,826

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Key Stats for Solicitor

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Solicitor Salaries

▲126%

▲68%

▲38%

National Average
AU$64,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Solicitor Salaries

▲53%






Drafting Correspondence
▲1%


National Average
AU$64,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 97%