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. 


2021 Legal Industry HR Issues & Salary Surveys

Both 2021 legal salary survey reports have now been released. Those who participated in the surveys have been sent their complimentary copy. If you have not yet recieved your copy, please contact info@alpma.com.au

New Zealand

This report was released on 15 March 2021

 

Australia

This report was released on 13 April 2021

Purchase the 2021 New Zealand Legal Salary Report Now

Download the 2021 New Zealand Summary Report [Free]

 

Purchase the 2021 Australian Legal Salary Report Now

Download the 2021 Australian Summary Report [Free]

This year, 115 law firms (representing 2,992 staff) participated in our New Zealand survey, making it the most comprehensive, independent HR and remuneration study across all roles (including actual salaries paid) within the New Zealand legal industry.

This 70+ page report will provide findings on: 

  • This year's key findings
  • NZ Employment profiles
  • Bonuses, Benefits & Incentives typically paid to staff within NZ firms
  • Diversity & Inclusion metrics
  • HR Issues & Challenges for the year ahead
  • Employment intentions of firms across NZ
  • Salary projections for the coming year
  • Salary data for 60+ positions
  • Salary movements over the past 12+ months
 

This year, 295 law firms (representing 10,153 staff) participated in our Australian survey, making it the most comprehensive, independent HR and remuneration study across all roles (including actual salaries paid) within the Australian legal industry, in particular for firms with less than 75 staff.

This 100+ page report will provide findings on: 

  • This year's key findings
  • Employment Profiles at Australian Law Firms
  • Bonuses, Benefits & Incentives typically paid to staff within Australian firms
  • Diversity & Inclusion metrics
  • HR Issues & Challenges for the year ahead
  • Employment & Salary Projections for 2021
  • Salary Data for 70+ positions
  • Summary of Salary Movements over the past 12+ months

Thank you to our 2021 New Zealand Research Partner

 

Thank you to our 2021 Australian Research Partners

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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.