The annual ALPMA Legal Industry HR Issues & Salary Report provides a comprehensive, independent review of salaries paid for over 70+ and 55+ legal, management and support roles at Australian and New Zealand law firms respectively, broken down by location and firm size so you can compare compensation strategies with like firms.

Every year ALPMA produces an Australian report and a New Zealand report. 

Both surveys also reveal the hottest HR issues and challenges within the Australian and New Zealand legal industries. 


2022 Legal Industry HR Issues & Salary Surveys

 

AUSTRALIAN REPORT AVAILABLE

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Participating firms have received a complimentary copy of the report. Firms who did not participate can purchase the report for $550 (ALPMA members) or $2,200 (non-members).

 

NEW ZEALAND REPORT AVAILABLE

Purchase 2022 report

Participating firms have received a complimentary copy of the report. Firms who did not participate can purchase the report for $550 (ALPMA members) or $2,200 (non-members). 

The most comprehensive study of salaries and remuneration within Australian law firms

In 2022, 280 law firms (representing 9,045 staff) participated in our Australian survey making it the most comprehensive, independent HR and remuneration study (including actual salaries paid) within the legal industry.

The survey:

  • provides insight into current & future issues in HR;
  • defines staffing profiles & roles (70+ positions);
  • outlines Firm & individual benefits;
  • provides current salary data - from Graduates to Equity Partners (and everything in between);
  • provides insights into anticipated salary increases & bonus structures;
  • outlines recruitment intentions for the coming year;
  • identifies other entitlements on offer at firms; and
  • most importantly allows you to benchmark your firm against 250+ firms across Australia.

Thank you to our 2022 Australian Research Partners

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McKenna & Associates

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Elias Recruitment

Legal People

 

The most comprehensive study of salaries and remuneration within New Zealand law firms

In 2022, 117 New Zealand law firms from across the country, employing 3,574 people, completed the survey, making it the most comprehensive study of salaries and remuneration within New Zealand's legal industry. 

The survey:

  • provides insight into current & future issues in HR;
  • defines staffing profiles & roles (60+ positions);
  • outlines Firm & individual benefits;
  • provides current salary data - from Graduates to Equity Partners (and everything in between);
  • provides insights into anticipated salary increases & bonus structures;
  • outlines recruitment intentions for the coming year;
  • identifies other entitlements on offer at firms; and
  • most importantly allows you to benchmark your firm against 100+ firms across NZ.

Thank you to our 2022 New Zealand Research Partner

Need more information? 

If you have any questions about either survey report or need assistance, please contact Emma Elliott, ALPMA's CEO at e.elliott@alpma.com.au or call +61 3 8644 7055.