Lawyer (New Zealand)

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info SALARY PROFILES
17
info AVG. GROSS SALARY ($)
US$ 69,878
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
NZ$ 89,441
info AVG. NET SALARY
NZ$ 64,530
  UPDATED: 05 Mar 2019
Difference gross vs. net (take home): 27%

What is average salary for Lawyer in New Zealand?

Based on our survey (17 individual salary profiles) average GROSS salary for Lawyer in New Zealand is NZ$ 89,441. Average NET salary is NZ$ 64,530. The most frequent GROSS salary is NZ$ 62,333. The most frequent education is Bachelors Degree. The most frequent experience are 8-12 Years.

City Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
Auckland NZ$ 84,928 US$ 62,874 07
Hamilton Urban Area NZ$ 105,000 US$ 83,888 03
Wellington NZ$ 123,500 US$ 98,938 02
Christchurch NZ$ 77,500 US$ 62,110 02
Dunedin NZ$ 61,000 US$ 50,511 02

Salary profiles from individual employees for Lawyer in New Zealand

Below is the list of 17 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(17/17) SENIOR ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 05 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Corporate and commercial legal advice"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 165,000
US$ 118,153

(16/17) ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 29 Aug 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Legal advice on property and commercial matters"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 110,000
US$ 80,492

(15/17) LAWYER


 Posted: 11 Jun 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Property law, general practice private client, family law, small business law"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 50,000
US$ 36,587

(14/17) LAWYER


 Posted: 04 May 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Family law specialist, court appearances"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 140,000
US$ 102,444

(13/17) LAWYER


 Posted: 14 Jan 2015

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Intellectual property law specialising in trade marks"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 52,000
US$ 38,295

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(12/17) LAWYER


 Posted: 27 May 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 142,000
US$ 116,985

(11/17) LAWYER


 Posted: 15 Apr 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 62,000
US$ 51,078

(10/17) LAWYER


 Posted: 04 Apr 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 42,500
US$ 35,013

(9/17) LAWYER


 Posted: 27 Feb 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 90,000
US$ 74,145

(8/17) LAWYER


 Posted: 25 Sep 2013

   

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 87,000
US$ 73,026

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(7/17) LAWYER


 Posted: 04 Mar 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 105,000
US$ 87,404

(6/17) LAWYER


 Posted: 23 Feb 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 40,000
US$ 33,297

(5/17) LAWYER


 Posted: 29 Jan 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 35,000
US$ 29,135

(4/17) LAWYER


 Posted: 07 Jan 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 60,000
US$ 49,945

(3/17) LAWYER


 Posted: 22 Oct 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 105,000
US$ 80,890

(2/17) LAWYER


 Posted: 04 Oct 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 170,000
US$ 130,965

(1/17) LAWYER


 Posted: 26 Jul 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 65,000
US$ 50,075

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  SURVEY BY LEVELS   LAWYER   NEW ZEALAND

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
175K US$ 130,965 NZ$ 170,000
01
165K US$ 118,153 NZ$ 165,000
01
145K US$ 109,714 NZ$ 141,000
02
105K US$ 84,147 NZ$ 105,000
02
115K US$ 80,492 NZ$ 110,000
01
95K US$ 74,145 NZ$ 90,000
01
85K US$ 73,026 NZ$ 87,000
01
65K US$ 50,366 NZ$ 62,333
03
55K US$ 37,441 NZ$ 51,000
02
45K US$ 34,155 NZ$ 41,250
02
35K US$ 29,135 NZ$ 35,000
01

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  SURVEY BY GENDER   LAWYER   NEW ZEALAND

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 69,578 NZ$ 90,357 07
Female US$ 64,835 NZ$ 81,333 06
N/A US$ 77,969 NZ$ 100,000 04

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  SURVEY BY EDUCATION   LAWYER   NEW ZEALAND

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Masters Degree US$ 33,297 NZ$ 40,000 01
Bachelors Degree US$ 72,164 NZ$ 92,531 16

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  SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE   LAWYER   NEW ZEALAND

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 76,761 NZ$ 101,000 02
12-16 Years US$ 87,134 NZ$ 113,333 03
8-12 Years US$ 97,263 NZ$ 124,750 04
4-8 Years US$ 80,774 NZ$ 97,500 02
2-4 Years US$ 40,555 NZ$ 52,333 03
1-2 Years US$ 33,578 NZ$ 42,500 03

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  SURVEY BY AGES   LAWYER   NEW ZEALAND

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
51-56 US$ 102,444 NZ$ 140,000 01
39-44 US$ 77,319 NZ$ 100,000 02
33-38 US$ 92,861 NZ$ 119,000 03
27-32 US$ 59,487 NZ$ 73,500 04
22-26 US$ 34,147 NZ$ 43,166 03
N/A US$ 77,969 NZ$ 100,000 04

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  SURVEY BY WORK   LAWYER   NEW ZEALAND

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 69,681 NZ$ 89,593 16
Part Time US$ 73,026 NZ$ 87,000 01

  SURVEY BY CITIES   LAWYER   NEW ZEALAND

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Wellington Lawyer US$ 98,938 NZ$ 123,500 02
2. Hamilton Urban Area Lawyer US$ 83,888 NZ$ 105,000 03
3. Auckland Lawyer US$ 62,874 NZ$ 84,928 07
4. Christchurch Lawyer US$ 62,110 NZ$ 77,500 02
5. Dunedin Lawyer US$ 50,511 NZ$ 61,000 02

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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 Lawyer 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 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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