Lawyer (Australia)

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info SALARY PROFILES
25
info AVG. GROSS SALARY ($)
US$ 86,386
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
AU$ 102,880
info AVG. NET SALARY
AU$ 73,427
  UPDATED: 05 Aug 2018
Difference gross vs. net (take home): 28%

What is average salary for Lawyer in Australia?

Based on our survey (25 individual salary profiles) average GROSS salary for Lawyer in Australia is AU$ 102,880. Average NET salary is AU$ 73,427. The most frequent GROSS salary is AU$ 63,000. The most frequent education is Bachelors Degree. The most frequent experience are 1-2 Years.

City Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
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 profiles 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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(25/25) 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

(24/25) 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

(23/25) 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

(22/25) 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

(21/25) LAWYER


 Posted: 22 Jun 2017

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Senior Lawyer specializing in workplace relations, employment and safety"
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 110,000
US$ 84,111

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(20/25) LAWYER


 Posted: 22 May 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "personal injury, criminal, civil litigation"
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 60,000
US$ 45,879

(19/25) LAWYER


 Posted: 11 May 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "solicitor's work and litigation work"
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 50,000
US$ 38,232

(18/25) LAWYER


 Posted: 03 Mar 2017

      

Some College, 1-2 years: "suits and other stuff"
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 100,000
US$ 76,464

(17/25) LAWYER


 Posted: 01 Dec 2016

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "lawyer with 8 years experience in litigation and commercial law"
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 75,000
US$ 52,999

(16/25) LAWYER


 Posted: 08 Jun 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "A year's paralegal experience full-time and one and a half year's experience as a solicitor full-time"
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 60,000
US$ 42,399

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(15/25) LAWYER


 Posted: 14 Oct 2015

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "estate planning, business succession, tax structuring"
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 68,000
US$ 53,015

(14/25) LAWYER


 Posted: 16 Sep 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 150,000
US$ 116,946

(13/25) LAWYER


 Posted: 27 Aug 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 50,000
US$ 38,982

(12/25) LAWYER


 Posted: 04 Mar 2015

      

Masters Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 44,000
US$ 34,304

(11/25) LAWYER


 Posted: 05 Feb 2015

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Lswyer in law firm of own for last ten years"
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 160,000
US$ 124,742

(10/25) LAWYER


 Posted: 28 Jan 2015

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Supervision of 5 solicitors undertaking family law and care and protection. Undertaking court advocacy in Children's Court, Federal Circuit Court and Family Court of Australia."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 102,000
US$ 79,523

(9/25) LAWYER


 Posted: 14 Jan 2015

   

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Property lawyer - sale of residential and commercial premises"
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 51,000
US$ 39,762

(8/25) LAWYER


 Posted: 28 Dec 2014

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Regulator and facilitator witihin the mining industry"
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 300,000
US$ 268,563

(7/25) LAWYER


 Posted: 27 Oct 2014

      

Doctorate Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 65,000
US$ 58,189

(6/25) LAWYER


 Posted: 10 Feb 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 45,000
US$ 48,236

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(5/25) LAWYER


 Posted: 23 Jan 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 62,000
US$ 66,459

(4/25) LAWYER


 Posted: 05 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 85,000
US$ 86,302

(3/25) LAWYER


 Posted: 19 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 115,000
US$ 116,761

(2/25) LAWYER


 Posted: 10 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 90,000
US$ 91,378

(1/25) LAWYER


 Posted: 11 May 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 140,000
US$ 142,144

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  SURVEY BY LEVELS   LAWYER   AUSTRALIA

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
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

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  SURVEY BY GENDER   LAWYER   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 86,916 AU$ 106,800 15
Female US$ 69,886 AU$ 90,000 06
N/A US$ 109,146 AU$ 107,500 04

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  SURVEY BY EDUCATION   LAWYER   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
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

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  SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE   LAWYER   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
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

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  SURVEY BY AGES   LAWYER   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
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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  SURVEY BY WORK   LAWYER   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
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

  SURVEY BY CITIES   LAWYER   AUSTRALIA

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

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. United States United States Lawyer US$ 115,333 US$ 115,333 153
2. Hong Kong Hong Kong Lawyer US$ 107,273 HKD 832,000 05
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom Lawyer US$ 96,277 GBP 64,302 38
4. Australia Australia US$ 86,386 AU$ 102,880 25
5. Germany Germany Lawyer US$ 82,127 EUR 64,316 06
6. Singapore Singapore Lawyer US$ 79,668 SGD 107,570 05
7. New Zealand New Zealand Lawyer US$ 69,878 NZ$ 89,441 17
8. Indonesia Indonesia Lawyer US$ 45,293 IDR 576,666,666 06
9. Malaysia Malaysia Lawyer US$ 29,023 MYR 100,245 64

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