Associate Lawyer Salary in Australia

AU$132,700
per year
per month
AU$11,060
per month
per year
Bonus
AU$10,350/year
Bonus
AU$860/month

Associate Lawyer - Average Salary

The average salary for an Associate Lawyer is AU$132,700 per year (AU$11,060 per month), which is AU$67,340 (+103%) higher than the national average salary in Australia.
An Associate Lawyer can expect an average starting salary of AU$66,350. The highest salaries can exceed AU$250,000.
AU$66,350
Low
AU$132,700
Average
AU$250,000
High
AU$5,530
Low
AU$11,060
Average
AU$20,830
High
Total compensation includes salary and bonus.
AU$0
AU$138,900
AU$277,800
Base SalaryAU$66,350 - 250,000
BonusAU$0 - 27,800
Total CompensationAU$66,350 - 277,800
AU$0
AU$11,580
AU$23,150
Base SalaryAU$5,530 - 20,830
BonusAU$0 - 2,320
Total CompensationAU$5,530 - 23,150

Associate Lawyer Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$66,350
Average
AU$132,700
Senior
AU$164,500
High
AU$250,000
Low
AU$5,530
Average
AU$11,060
Senior
AU$13,710
High
AU$20,830
Among associate lawyers, Junior Associate Lawyers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Associate Lawyers enjoy the highest salaries.

Associate Lawyer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Associate LawyerAU$165K/year
+24% 
Junior Associate LawyerAU$66K/year
 -50%

Associate Lawyer - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Associate Lawyer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$66,350. A mid career Associate Lawyer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$117,900, while a senior Associate Lawyer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$164,500. Associate lawyers with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$193,400 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of an Associate Lawyer

Late Career▲ +46%
Senior▲ +24%
Average SalaryAU$132,700/year
Mid Career▼ -11%
Entry Level▼ -50%

Gender Breakdown

Female
57%
Male
43%

Associate Lawyer - Jobs by Location

Associate Lawyer - Related Salaries

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