LAWYER SALARY IN NEW ZEALAND

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Average gross salary for Lawyer GROSS SALARY
NZ$ 88,527
Average gorss salary (USD) for Lawyer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 68,690
Average net salary for Lawyer NET SALARY
NZ$ 63,500
The most typical salary for Lawyer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
NZ$ 62,333
  Updated: 05 Feb 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 28%
  Salary entries: 18

Lawyer Earnings in New Zealand

Average salary for Lawyer in New Zealand is NZ$ 88,527.

Average take home earning is NZ$ 63,500 (Net).

The most typical salary is NZ$ 62,333 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (18 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
6 % NZ$ 170,000
11 % NZ$ 165,000
22 % NZ$ 141,000
50 % NZ$ 87,000
83 % NZ$ 51,000
94 % NZ$ 41,250
100 % NZ$ 35,000
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Auckland NZ$ 83,437 US$ 61,077 08
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
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   LAWYER   NEW ZEALAND

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
175K US$ 130,965 NZ$ 170,000
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165K US$ 118,153 NZ$ 165,000
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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
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65K US$ 50,366 NZ$ 62,333
03
75K US$ 48,497 NZ$ 73,000
01
55K US$ 37,441 NZ$ 51,000
02
45K US$ 34,155 NZ$ 41,250
02
35K US$ 29,135 NZ$ 35,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   LAWYER   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 69,578 NZ$ 90,357 07
Women US$ 62,501 NZ$ 80,142 07
N/A US$ 77,969 NZ$ 100,000 04

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   LAWYER   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Masters Degree US$ 33,297 NZ$ 40,000 01
Bachelors Degree US$ 70,772 NZ$ 91,382 17

Lawyer workers holding Bachelors Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in New Zealand. With an earned Bachelors Degree, they grosses NZ$ 91,382. While Lawyer workers with Masters Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of NZ$ 40,000. This is 112.55% lower of what Bachelors Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   LAWYER   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
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$ 42,541 NZ$ 57,500 04
1-2 Years US$ 33,578 NZ$ 42,500 03

Lawyer workers in New Zealand with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 8-12 Years of experience earn a gross average of NZ$ 124,750 compared to NZ$ 42,500 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 8-12 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 189.66%.


  SALARY BY AGE   LAWYER   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
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$ 37,735 NZ$ 50,625 04
N/A US$ 77,969 NZ$ 100,000 04
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   LAWYER   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 68,435 NZ$ 88,617 17
Part Time US$ 73,026 NZ$ 87,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   LAWYER   NEW ZEALAND

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Wellington Lawyer in Wellington US$ 98,938 NZ$ 123,500 02
2. Hamilton Urban Area Lawyer in Hamilton Urban Area US$ 83,888 NZ$ 105,000 03
3. Auckland Lawyer in Auckland US$ 61,077 NZ$ 83,437 08
4. Christchurch Lawyer in Christchurch US$ 62,110 NZ$ 77,500 02
5. Dunedin Lawyer in Dunedin US$ 50,511 NZ$ 61,000 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    LAWYER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Hong Kong Hong Kong Lawyer in Hong Kong US$ 122,778 HKD 953,333 06
2. United States United States Lawyer US$ 116,652 US$ 116,652 161
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom Lawyer in United Kingdom US$ 94,186 GBP 63,162 40
4. Singapore Singapore Lawyer in Singapore US$ 90,989 SGD 122,975 06
5. Australia Australia Lawyer in Australia US$ 86,386 AU$ 102,880 25
6. Germany Germany Lawyer in Germany US$ 79,046 EUR 63,362 08
7. New Zealand 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$ 27,792 MYR 98,089 76

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(3/3)  SOLICITOR


 Posted: 05 Feb 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Research, drafting advice, client contact,."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 73,000
US$ 48,497


(2/3)  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


(1/3)  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


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