LAWYER SALARY IN AUSTRALIA

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Average gross salary for Lawyer GROSS SALARY
AU$ 102,880
Average gorss salary (USD) for Lawyer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 86,386
Average net salary for Lawyer NET SALARY
AU$ 73,427
The most typical salary for Lawyer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
AU$ 63,000
  Updated: 05 Aug 2018   Diff. gross vs. net: 28%
  Salary entries: 25

Lawyer Earnings in Australia

Average salary for Lawyer in Australia is AU$ 102,880.

Average take home earning is AU$ 73,427 (Net).

The most typical salary is AU$ 63,000 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
8 % AU$ 180,000
28 % AU$ 140,000
20 % AU$ 150,000
52 % AU$ 90,000
80 % AU$ 63,000
100 % AU$ 44,500
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Sydney AU$ 80,428 US$ 63,912 07
Melbourne AU$ 101,666 US$ 93,722 06
Perth AU$ 161,250 US$ 140,298 04
Brisbane AU$ 104,500 US$ 80,910 04
Newcastle AU$ 110,000 US$ 83,571 02

Salary entries from individual employees for Lawyer in Australia

Below is the list of 25 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(4/4)  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

(3/4)  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

(2/4)  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

(1/4)  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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  SALARY BY LEVEL   LAWYER   AUSTRALIA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 268,563 AU$ 300,000
01
185K US$ 137,636 AU$ 180,000
01
145K US$ 126,151 AU$ 140,000
02
165K US$ 124,742 AU$ 160,000
01
155K US$ 115,821 AU$ 150,000
02
115K US$ 100,436 AU$ 112,500
02
125K US$ 91,757 AU$ 120,000
01
95K US$ 91,378 AU$ 90,000
01
85K US$ 86,302 AU$ 85,000
01
105K US$ 77,994 AU$ 101,000
02
65K US$ 53,188 AU$ 63,000
05
75K US$ 52,999 AU$ 75,000
01
45K US$ 41,270 AU$ 44,500
02
55K US$ 38,992 AU$ 50,333
03

  SALARY BY GENDER   LAWYER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 86,916 AU$ 106,800 15
Women US$ 69,886 AU$ 90,000 06
N/A US$ 109,146 AU$ 107,500 04

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   LAWYER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 58,189 AU$ 65,000 01
Masters Degree US$ 109,994 AU$ 132,250 04
Bachelors Degree US$ 83,421 AU$ 98,842 19
Some College US$ 76,464 AU$ 100,000 01

Lawyer workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Australia. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses AU$ 132,250. While Lawyer workers with Doctorate Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of AU$ 65,000. This is 89.03% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   LAWYER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 161,972 AU$ 197,500 04
12-16 Years US$ 68,856 AU$ 83,500 02
8-12 Years US$ 82,386 AU$ 100,500 04
4-8 Years US$ 86,312 AU$ 97,500 04
2-4 Years US$ 106,734 AU$ 115,000 03
1-2 Years US$ 49,417 AU$ 64,833 06
0-1 Year US$ 41,270 AU$ 44,500 02

Lawyer 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$ 197,500 compared to AU$ 44,500 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 292.47%.


  SALARY BY AGE   LAWYER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
57-62 US$ 268,563 AU$ 300,000 01
51-56 US$ 58,189 AU$ 65,000 01
45-50 US$ 91,703 AU$ 106,000 02
39-44 US$ 107,280 AU$ 138,000 04
33-38 US$ 70,057 AU$ 91,333 03
27-32 US$ 64,856 AU$ 86,600 05
22-26 US$ 43,215 AU$ 51,500 04
16-21 US$ 76,464 AU$ 100,000 01
N/A US$ 109,146 AU$ 107,500 04
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   LAWYER   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 78,836 AU$ 93,714 21
Contract US$ 34,304 AU$ 44,000 01
Self Employed US$ 196,653 AU$ 230,000 02
Part Time US$ 76,464 AU$ 100,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   LAWYER   AUSTRALIA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Perth Lawyer in Perth US$ 140,298 AU$ 161,250 04
2. Newcastle Lawyer in Newcastle US$ 83,571 AU$ 110,000 02
3. Brisbane Lawyer in Brisbane US$ 80,910 AU$ 104,500 04
4. Melbourne Lawyer in Melbourne US$ 93,722 AU$ 101,666 06
5. Sydney Lawyer in Sydney US$ 63,912 AU$ 80,428 07

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    LAWYER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States Lawyer US$ 116,043 US$ 116,043 159
2. Hong Kong Hong Kong Lawyer in Hong Kong US$ 107,273 HKD 832,000 05
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom Lawyer in United Kingdom US$ 94,607 GBP 63,243 39
4. Singapore Singapore Lawyer in Singapore US$ 90,989 SGD 122,975 06
5. Australia Australia US$ 86,386 AU$ 102,880 25
6. Germany Germany Lawyer in Germany US$ 79,881 EUR 62,985 07
7. New Zealand New Zealand Lawyer in New Zealand US$ 68,690 NZ$ 88,527 18
8. Indonesia Indonesia Lawyer in Indonesia US$ 36,708 IDR 469,250,000 08
9. Malaysia Malaysia Lawyer in Malaysia US$ 27,706 MYR 97,040 73

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