Lawyer Salary in Australia

AU$124,800
per year
per month
AU$10,400
per month
per year
Bonus
AU$6,850/year
Profit Sharing
AU$17,600/year
Bonus
AU$570/month
Profit Sharing
AU$1,470/month

Lawyer - Average Salary

The average salary for a Lawyer is AU$124,800 per year (AU$10,400 per month), which is AU$59,440 (+91%) higher than the national average salary in Australia.
A Lawyer can expect an average starting salary of AU$71,100. The highest salaries can exceed AU$250,000.
AU$71,100
Low
AU$124,800
Average
AU$250,000
High
AU$5,930
Low
AU$10,400
Average
AU$20,830
High
Total compensation includes salary, bonus and profit sharing.
AU$0
AU$195,400
AU$390,700
Base SalaryAU$71,100 - 250,000
BonusAU$0 - 26,400
Profit SharingAU$0 - 114,300
Total CompensationAU$71,100 - 390,700
AU$0
AU$16,280
AU$32,560
Base SalaryAU$5,930 - 20,830
BonusAU$0 - 2,200
Profit SharingAU$0 - 9,530
Total CompensationAU$5,930 - 32,560

Lawyer Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$71,100
Average
AU$124,800
Senior
AU$149,800
High
AU$250,000
Low
AU$5,930
Average
AU$10,400
Senior
AU$12,480
High
AU$20,830
Among lawyers, Junior Lawyers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Lawyers enjoy the highest salaries.

Lawyer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior LawyerAU$150K/year
+20% 
Junior LawyerAU$71K/year
 -43%

Lawyer - Pay by Experience Level

A junior Lawyer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$71,100. A mid career Lawyer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$106,100, while a senior Lawyer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$149,800. Lawyers with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$168,300 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Lawyer

Late Career▲ +35%
Senior▲ +20%
Average SalaryAU$124,800/year
Mid Career▼ -15%
Junior▼ -43%

Gender Breakdown

Female
53%
Male
47%

Lawyer - Jobs by Location

Lawyer - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Lawyer jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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