Paralegal

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Median Average:
$73,925
Paralegal in Australia median base salary $73,925/yr. Information is based on 698 Paralegal jobs advertised between June 2021 and March 2022.
How much do Paralegal earn in Australia? The average salary of Paralegal is $73,925 in Australia
$73,925 /yr
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Average $73,925
Range $70K - $80K
Last updated June 17 2022
The average pay range for Paralegal is between $70K and $80K. Salaries vary from a low of $50K up to $100K per year. The average number of Paralegal roles advertised per month is 82 in Australia between June 2021 and March 2022.
What are the most common skills required to be a Paralegal? The most common skills required for a Paralegal are:
Administration Administration Administration Administration Billing Banking Art Banking Administration Building Administration Art Billing Art Administration Banking Building Administration Billing Billing Administration Art Banking Administration Affidavits Art Banking Barristers Billing Clerical
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These skills are most commonly found in Paralegal job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated May 31 2022
Which recruitment agencies have the largest number of Paralegals/Law Clerks roles in Australia?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Paralegals/Law Clerks roles. See what salaries they paid for Paralegals/Law Clerks in Australia. See how they compare to the average Paralegals/Law Clerks salary of $73,925.
legal eagles
Brisbane (79%), Melbourne (31%), Gold Coast (21%), Sydney (5%) +1 others
418

$66K-$78K

(($1,405))

$66K-$78K
(($1,405))
Shine Lawyers
Brisbane (77%), Melbourne (23%)
237

$67K-$77K

(($1,592))

$67K-$77K
(($1,592))
KBH Solutions
Brisbane (100%)
235

$63K-$80K

(($1,994))

$63K-$80K
(($1,994))
legal eagles
Brisbane (208%), Melbourne (82%), Gold Coast (55%), Sydney (13%) +1 others
159

$63K-$75K

(($4,675))

$63K-$75K
(($4,675))
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers
Melbourne (70%), Brisbane (30%)
82

$58K-$71K

(($8,820))

$58K-$71K
(($8,820))
Last Updated April 22 2022
How many years does it take to become a Paralegal?
Most candidates undertake an average of 5 years Legal Services prior to being appointed as a Paralegal.
Average Legal Services required to become a Paralegal
Last updated June 22 2022
Most candidates have on average 5 years working experience prior to becoming a Paralegal.
Average Legal Services required to become a Paralegal
Last updated June 22 2022
Where are Paralegal in Australia sourced from?
Paralegal are sourced from
these companies
SCB Legal
Gadens
Galilee Solicitors
Clayton Utz
Potts Lawyers
Paralegal are sourced in Australia are most likely to be sourced from these schools
Macquarie University
University of Sydney
College of Law
TAFE
Macquarie University
Last updated June 20 2022
Where are most Paralegal roles located in Australia?
Sydney 139 / 29%
Melbourne 89 / 19%
Brisbane 87 / 18%
Canberra 48 / 10%
Perth 38 / 8%
Last updated June 17 2022
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Paralegal?
Darwin ($80K)
Melbourne ($74K)
Sydney ($74K)
Canberra ($73K)
Adelaide ($72K)
Last updated June 17 2022