LAWYER SALARY IN AUSTRALIA

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Average gross salary for Lawyer GROSS SALARY
AU$ 102,788
Average gorss salary (USD) for Lawyer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 85,741
Average net salary for Lawyer NET SALARY
AU$ 73,534
The most typical salary for Lawyer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
AU$ 63,000
  Updated: 28 Oct 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 28%
  Salary entries: 26

Average salary for Lawyer in Australia is AU$ 102,788.

Average take home earning is AU$ 73,534 (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
27 % AU$ 140,000
38 % AU$ 112,500
54 % AU$ 90,000
81 % 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
Brisbane AU$ 103,700 US$ 78,653 05
Perth AU$ 161,250 US$ 140,298 04
Newcastle AU$ 110,000 US$ 83,571 02
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   LAWYER   AUSTRALIA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 268,563 AU$ 300,000
01
US$ 137,636 AU$ 180,000
01
US$ 126,151 AU$ 140,000
02
US$ 124,742 AU$ 160,000
01
US$ 115,821 AU$ 150,000
02
US$ 100,436 AU$ 112,500
02
US$ 91,757 AU$ 120,000
01
US$ 91,378 AU$ 90,000
01
US$ 86,302 AU$ 85,000
01
US$ 75,204 AU$ 100,833
03
US$ 53,188 AU$ 63,000
05
US$ 52,999 AU$ 75,000
01
US$ 41,270 AU$ 44,500
02
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
US$ 85,835 AU$ 106,406 16
US$ 69,886 AU$ 90,000 06
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
US$ 58,189 AU$ 65,000 01
US$ 109,994 AU$ 132,250 04
US$ 82,732 AU$ 98,925 20
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
US$ 161,972 AU$ 197,500 04
US$ 68,856 AU$ 83,500 02
US$ 82,386 AU$ 100,500 04
US$ 86,312 AU$ 97,500 04
US$ 106,734 AU$ 115,000 03
US$ 52,304 AU$ 69,928 07
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
US$ 268,563 AU$ 300,000 01
US$ 58,189 AU$ 65,000 01
US$ 91,703 AU$ 106,000 02
US$ 107,280 AU$ 138,000 04
US$ 69,949 AU$ 93,625 04
US$ 64,856 AU$ 86,600 05
US$ 43,215 AU$ 51,500 04
US$ 76,464 AU$ 100,000 01
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
US$ 78,418 AU$ 94,022 22
US$ 34,304 AU$ 44,000 01
US$ 196,653 AU$ 230,000 02
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. US$ 140,298 AU$ 161,250 04
2. US$ 83,571 AU$ 110,000 02
3. US$ 78,653 AU$ 103,700 05
4. US$ 93,722 AU$ 101,666 06
5. 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. Hong Kong US$ 122,778 HKD 953,333 06
2. United States US$ 116,972 US$ 116,972 163
3. United Kingdom US$ 92,324 GBP 62,234 43
4. Singapore US$ 90,989 SGD 122,975 06
5. Australia US$ 85,741 AU$ 102,788 26
6. Germany US$ 79,046 EUR 63,362 08
7. New Zealand US$ 68,690 NZ$ 88,527 18
8. Indonesia US$ 38,624 IDR 500,946,111 09
9. Malaysia US$ 27,792 MYR 98,089 76

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(5/5)  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


(4/5)  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


(3/5)  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


(2/5)  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


(1/5)  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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