Legal Salary Guide – Q1 2018

Written by Thomas Eckardt on 23rd February, 2018 ·

Below is a guide to salaries. They are all package salaries (Base and Super, excluding bonus). As a general rule in-house has a larger bonus component to salary.

For more specific information relating to your particular firm and level please contact us at 02 9043 8734, Tom@egconsulting.com.au.

 

PQE Top Tier Law Firm Mid-Tier Law firm Boutique Law firm  Financial Services Commerce Public sector
Grad 70-75K 60 – 70K 45 – 60K 50 – 65K 45 – 65K 70K
1 80-85K 70 – 85K 55 – 65K 55 – 75K 60 – 70K 80K
2 80-95K 80 – 90K 60 – 75K 80 – 95K 65 – 80K 90K
3 95-125K 85 – 95K 70 – 85K 85 – 115K 85 – 95K 105K
4 125-140K 95 – 110K 75 – 90K 125 – 145K 95 – 110K 110K
5 130 – 165K 105 – 130K 80 – 95K 130 – 170K 105 – 130K 120K
6 135 – 170K 120 – 145K 95 – 100K 135 – 180K 125 – 145K 135K
7 160 – 190K 140 – 160K 100 – 130K 150 – 190K 140 – 165K 140K
8 180 – 200K 155 – 175K 130 – 160K 160 – 200K 150 – 180K 165K
9+ 200K+ 180K+ 160K+ 200K+ 180K+ 180K+