An Attorney / Lawyer earns an average salary of C$72,242 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Negotiation and Litigation Case Management.
Attorney / Lawyer Total Pay (?
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C$44,799 - C$135,821
(Median)
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58K
72K
99K
140K
MEDIAN: C$72,242
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Attorney / Lawyer Total Pay (?
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C$15.57 - C$199.33
(Median)
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MEDIAN: C$97.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$60KC$120KC$180K
Salary
C$44,799 - C$135,821  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$20,467  
Profit Sharing
C$981 - C$20,203  
Commission
C$3.75 - C$17,750  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$46,287 - C$152,809  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 773
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$200C$400C$600
Hourly Rate
C$15.57 - C$199.33  
   
Overtime
C$20.27 - C$592  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$500KC$1MC$1.5M
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$20,467  
   
Commission
C$3.75 - C$17,750  
Profit Sharing
C$981 - C$20,203  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
C$46,287 - C$152,809  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 773
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Pay Difference By Location
Calgary
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Vancouver
up arrow 17%
Edmonton
up arrow 7%
Ottawa
up arrow 6%
National Average
C$76,000
Montréal
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Hamilton
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Halifax
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 66%
Mid-Career
up arrow 27%
National Average
C$76,000

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Negotiation
up arrow 28%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 26%
National Average
C$76,000
Legal Research
up arrow 5%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 30 votes.
Gender
Female
46%
female alumni
 
Male
54%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 27%
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