ANZSCO 271299

Judicial and Other Legal Professionals (not covered elsewhere)

EMPLOYED

10,800

PART-TIME SHARE

24%

FEMALE SHARE

65%

MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNINGS

N/A

MEDIAN AGE

41

ANNUAL EMPLOYMENT GROWTH

N/A

Judicial and Other Legal Professionals (not covered elsewhere) includes jobs like Family Court Registrar, Family Law Mediator, Judicial Registrar, Legal Researcher, Legal Officer, and Parliamentary Counsel.

  • Researches statutes and previous court decisions relevant to cases
  • Decides penalties and sentences within statutory limits, such as fines, bonds and detention, awards damages in civil matters, and issues court orders
  • Advises government of legal, constitutional and parliamentary matters and drafts bills and attends committee meetings during consideration of bills
  • Advises agents on legal and technical matters
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    Hours worked

    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Hours worked Judicial and Other Legal Professionals (not covered elsewhere) All Occupations
    Share of workers who work full-time hours 70% 59%
    Average full-time hours worked per week 43 hours 44 hours

    Industries

    Judicial and Other Legal Professionals (not covered elsewhere) work in industries like:

    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.

    States and territories

    New South Wales

    32.0%

    Victoria

    29.6%

    Queensland

    16.7%

    South Australia

    4.6%

    Tasmania

    1.7%

    Northern Territory

    0.7%

    Australian Capital Territory

    6.6%

    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.

    Age and gender

    Age and Gender Profile
    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Age and Gender Judicial and Other Legal Professionals (not covered elsewhere) All Occupations
    Median age 41 years 40 years
    Female share of employment 65% 49%
    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Age Profile (% Share) All Occupations Judicial and Other Legal Professionals (not covered elsewhere)
    15–19 5.2 0.2
    20–24 9.1 4.8
    25–34 22.7 27.9
    35–44 22.3 26.9
    45–54 20.4 20.5
    55–59 8.8 7.4
    60–64 6.5 5.9
    65 and Over 4.9 6.4

    Education

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    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence. Highest qualification completed by workers in this job (in any field of study).
    Qualifications needed by new workers might be different from the qualifications of workers already in the job.
    Note: the sum of the educational attainment categories may not add up to 100% due to the exclusion of non-descriptive categories such as not stated responses.
    Highest Level of Educational Attainment (% Share) All Occupations Judicial and Other Legal Professionals (not covered elsewhere)
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate 12.2 35.0
    Bachelor degree 23.2 47.9
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma 11.1 4.5
    Certificate III/IV 19.5 3.4
    Year 12 15.9 6.0
    Year 11 4.0 0.5
    Year 10 and below 9.7 1.1
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