Attorney / Lawyer Salary

An Attorney / Lawyer earns an average salary of C$72,547 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Litigation Case Management is associated with high pay for this job.

C$46,108 - C$123,553
(Median)
C$46K
C$73K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$72,547
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C$16.34 - C$193.92
(Median)
C$16
C$42
C$190
MEDIAN: C$41.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$46,108 - C$123,553  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$20,729  
Profit Sharing
C$35.50 - C$37,500  
Commission
C$15,500  
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$46,377 - C$142,137  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 472
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$70C$140C$210
Hourly Rate
C$16.34 - C$193.92  
   
Overtime
C$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$140KC$280KC$420K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$20,729  
   
Commission
C$15,500  
Profit Sharing
C$35.50 - C$37,500  
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$46,377 - C$142,137  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$75,069

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Attorney / Lawyer Reviews

What is it like working as an Attorney / Lawyer?

Attorney / Lawyer in Winnipeg:
"This is where I answer the question."
Pros: This is where I am supposed to give my reasons while they collect information.
Cons: This is another place where they get me to provide them information for free.

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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 55%

Late-Career
up arrow 40%


National Average
C$75,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 27%

National Average
C$75,000


Legal Document Review
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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