The average salary for a Solicitor in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$69,409 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

AU$43,796 - AU$106,222
AU$44K
AU$68K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$68,057
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50%
90%
AU$19.93 - AU$90.17
AU$20
AU$27
AU$90
MEDIAN: AU$27.00
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$107K
Salary AU$43,796 - AU$106,222
Bonus AU$700 - AU$10,000
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$44,080 - AU$107,064
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 340
Hourly Data AU$0AU$105
Hourly Rate AU$19.93 - AU$90.17
Overtime AU$54.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$107K
Bonus AU$700 - AU$10,000
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$44,080 - AU$107,064
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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.

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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$66,000 based on 123 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$99,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Solicitor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$146,000 based on 12 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$147,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Solicitor

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Solicitor Salaries

▲116%

▲115%

▲45%

National Average
AU$68,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Solicitor Salaries




National Average
AU$68,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 98%