Conveyancers prepare the documentation required for the purchase and sale of real estate and attend to property settlements.

Conveyancers must have a sound knowledge of land law, land division, surveying, property development, property management, strata administration, insurance, taxation, business analysis, investment and contracts.

Where conveyancers are employed

Conveyancers are generally self-employed or work in conveyancing businesses, law firms, financial institutions, banks, building societies and some government departments.


Full-time conveyancers in South Australia generally earn between $1,000 and $1,249 per week.

Graph of pay scales for convenyancer

Job prospects

In 2011 there were 368 people employed full-time as conveyancers in South Australia compared with 396 in 2006.

How to become one

To become a conveyancer you usually have to complete an accredited course in conveyancing. To get into these courses you usually need to gain your South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) with English.

See courses related to this occupation.

Licensing or registration requirements

Conveyancers and real estate salespeople need to register with Consumer and Business Services.

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