LAW SALARY IN AUSTRALIA

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Average gross salary for Law GROSS SALARY
AU$ 99,637
Average gorss salary (USD) for Law GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 84,937
Average net salary for Law NET SALARY
AU$ 73,206
The most typical salary for Law MOST TYPICAL GROSS
AU$ 63,142
  Updated: 28 Oct 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 26%
  Salary entries: 51

Average salary for Law in Australia is AU$ 99,637.

Average take home earning is AU$ 73,206 (Net).

The most typical salary is AU$ 63,142 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
6 % AU$ 180,000
25 % AU$ 140,000
27 % AU$ 130,000
59 % AU$ 81,333
88 % AU$ 50,200
100 % AU$ 44,333
Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Lawyer AU$ 102,788 US$ 85,741 26
Private Practice Lawyer AU$ 118,000 US$ 110,547 05
Paralegal AU$ 58,333 US$ 47,452 03
Legal Secretary AU$ 174,500 US$ 130,890 02
Law Firm Administrator AU$ 65,000 US$ 60,105 02
Government Counsel Lawyer AU$ 160,000 US$ 125,895 01
Corporate Counsel Lawyer AU$ 150,000 US$ 134,282 01
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Sydney AU$ 101,062 US$ 85,091 16
Melbourne AU$ 94,384 US$ 85,758 13
Brisbane AU$ 91,642 US$ 72,675 07
Perth AU$ 149,000 US$ 127,975 05
Newcastle AU$ 110,000 US$ 83,571 02
Canberra AU$ 87,500 US$ 75,893 02
Adelaide AU$ 67,500 US$ 64,858 02
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   LAW   AUSTRALIA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 233,697 AU$ 293,500
02
US$ 137,636 AU$ 180,000
01
US$ 131,482 AU$ 140,000
03
US$ 125,319 AU$ 160,000
02
US$ 124,844 AU$ 150,000
05
US$ 116,377 AU$ 130,000
01
US$ 100,436 AU$ 112,500
02
US$ 96,605 AU$ 92,500
02
US$ 91,757 AU$ 120,000
01
US$ 81,166 AU$ 100,500
05
US$ 74,032 AU$ 81,333
06
US$ 62,245 AU$ 71,666
03
US$ 56,563 AU$ 63,142
07
US$ 40,615 AU$ 50,200
05
US$ 36,580 AU$ 44,333
06

  SALARY BY GENDER   LAW   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 84,627 AU$ 104,883 30
US$ 69,139 AU$ 85,000 10
US$ 100,147 AU$ 98,636 11

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   LAW   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 106,656 AU$ 144,000 03
US$ 85,968 AU$ 100,200 10
US$ 87,892 AU$ 101,516 30
US$ 68,495 AU$ 79,285 07
US$ 35,938 AU$ 47,000 01

Law workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Australia. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses AU$ 144,000. While Law workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of AU$ 47,000. This is 196.78% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   LAW   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 121,296 AU$ 146,500 10
US$ 63,360 AU$ 69,000 03
US$ 68,856 AU$ 83,500 02
US$ 97,011 AU$ 109,142 07
US$ 103,039 AU$ 117,500 10
US$ 81,075 AU$ 88,000 05
US$ 52,715 AU$ 68,450 10
US$ 37,265 AU$ 44,750 04

Law workers in Australia with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of AU$ 146,500 compared to AU$ 44,750 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 225.50%.


  SALARY BY AGE   LAW   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 150,664 AU$ 165,000 03
US$ 92,042 AU$ 112,500 02
US$ 87,038 AU$ 103,666 06
US$ 107,280 AU$ 138,000 04
US$ 76,223 AU$ 97,785 07
US$ 79,866 AU$ 102,777 09
US$ 39,715 AU$ 49,428 07
US$ 56,201 AU$ 73,500 02
US$ 100,147 AU$ 98,636 11
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  SALARY BY CAREER   LAW   AUSTRALIA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. US$ 130,890 AU$ 174,500 02
2. US$ 125,895 AU$ 160,000 01
3. US$ 134,282 AU$ 150,000 01
4. US$ 110,547 AU$ 118,000 05
5. US$ 85,741 AU$ 102,788 26
6. US$ 69,571 AU$ 77,727 11
7. US$ 60,105 AU$ 65,000 02
8. US$ 47,452 AU$ 58,333 03

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In Australia economy, Corporate Counsel Lawyer is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of AU$ 150,000. Legal Secretary and Government Counsel Lawyer follow, earning AU$ 174,500 and AU$ 160,000, respectively. Paralegal earn a gross annual average of AU$ 58,333, while Law Firm Administrator earn AU$ 65,000. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 182.98%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   LAW   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 83,706 AU$ 98,267 43
US$ 48,902 AU$ 57,750 04
US$ 196,653 AU$ 230,000 02
US$ 71,758 AU$ 82,500 02
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  SALARY BY CITY   LAW   AUSTRALIA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. US$ 127,975 AU$ 149,000 05
2. US$ 83,571 AU$ 110,000 02
3. US$ 85,091 AU$ 101,062 16
4. US$ 85,758 AU$ 94,384 13
5. US$ 72,675 AU$ 91,642 07
6. US$ 75,893 AU$ 87,500 02
7. US$ 64,858 AU$ 67,500 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    LAW

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States US$ 93,998 US$ 93,998 472
2. United Kingdom US$ 93,282 GBP 62,272 80
3. Singapore US$ 90,234 SGD 120,230 28
4. Hong Kong US$ 89,419 HKD 694,620 26
5. Germany US$ 85,958 EUR 68,311 17
6. Australia US$ 84,937 AU$ 99,637 51
7. New Zealand US$ 69,070 NZ$ 88,308 25
8. Mexico US$ 68,679 MXN 1,125,492 08
9. Malaysia US$ 35,071 MYR 127,848 170
10. Indonesia US$ 30,574 IDR 390,845,645 31

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(10/10)  I AM A LAWYER


 Posted: 28 Oct 2020

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "I do law and stuffs."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 100,500
US$ 69,625


(9/10)  LEGAL SECRETARY


 Posted: 21 Apr 2020

Doctorate Degree, 4-8 years: "I have a bachelors masters and a phd."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 287,000
US$ 198,831


(8/10)  PRISON OFFICER


 Posted: 01 Nov 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "General duties in a prison."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 100,000
US$ 78,684


(7/10)  PARALEGAL


 Posted: 01 Sep 2019

Some College, 1-2 years: "Client liaison, drafting court documents, legal research."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 45,000
US$ 35,408


(6/10)  PARLIAMENTARY COUNSEL


 Posted: 11 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Drafting legislation."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 160,000
US$ 125,895


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(5/10)  EMPLOYMENT LAWYER


 Posted: 05 Aug 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Advising clients on their legal obligations with respect to their employees advising about industrial instruments and their interpretation."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 140,000
US$ 110,158


(4/10)  TRAINEE PATENT ATTORNEY


 Posted: 29 May 2018

Doctorate Degree, 1-2 years: "Trainee Patent Attorney."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 80,000
US$ 62,948


(3/10)  ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 11 Sep 2017

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "General Associate in top tier firm."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 120,000
US$ 91,757


(2/10)  SOLICITOR


 Posted: 04 Sep 2017

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Litigation, handle files from start to settlement."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 150,000
US$ 114,696


(1/10)  LAWYER


 Posted: 19 Aug 2017

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Advise and represent clients in a range of commercial disputes."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 180,000
US$ 137,636


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