Average Legal Secretary Salary / Wages
Salary and pay information for legal secretaries is compiled regularly by analysis of Australian jobs advertised in major publications. Salaries are annual unless otherwise stated.
The Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations Code (ANZSCO) is 521212 for legal secretaries.
Job titles and exact tasks vary in this work and examples of some occupation titles are legal secretary, property legal secretary and commercial legal secretary.
This occupation is currently not on the Australian Skilled Occupation List or on the Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List.
The average Australian weekly full-time ordinary earnings across all occupations in mid-2018 were $1,586, giving an annual income of approximately $82,472. This was 2.6% higher than in mid-2017.*
Data supplied from Indeed over the past 36 months, based on over 1,400 salaries, estimated that the average salary for a legal secretary was around $70,000 per annum in Australia.
Legal Secretary Salaries / Wages in 2018
|Job Title||Salary / Wage $||Location|
|Legal Secretary – Senior Level – Commercial, Property & Litigation||72,000+||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Legal Secretary / Competition, Regulation & Trade||70,000 – 85,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Legal Secretary – Corporate||70,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Legal Secretary / Legal Assistant||40,000 – 50,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Senior Legal Secretary / PA / EA – Family Law||up to 85,000||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Legal Secretary – Projects team||70,000 – 75,000||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Experienced Senior Legal Secretary||80,000 – 90,000||Canberra, ACT|
|Legal Secretary – intermediate level||55,000 – 65,000||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Legal Secretary Family Law||50,000 – 60,000||Gold Coast, Queensland|
|Senior Legal Secretary / Public Liability||70,000 – 75,000||Perth, Western Australia|
|Temporary Legal Secretaries||up to $35 per hour||Perth, Western Australia|
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