Attorney / Lawyer Salary (Canada)

An Attorney / Lawyer earns an average salary of C$71,624 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Litigation Case Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Attorney / Lawyer Salary (?
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C$44,291 - C$127,264
(Median)
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130K
MEDIAN: C$71,624
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Attorney / Lawyer Salary (?
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C$20.61 - C$200.67
(Median)
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MEDIAN: C$137.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$44,291 - C$127,264  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$20,154  
Profit Sharing
C$503 - C$5,960  
Commission
C$0.37 - C$20,168  
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$45,701 - C$148,057  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 579
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$140C$280C$420
Hourly Rate
C$20.61 - C$200.67  
   
Overtime
C$30.00 - C$400.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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C$0C$280KC$560KC$840K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$20,154  
   
Commission
C$0.37 - C$20,168  
Profit Sharing
C$503 - C$5,960  
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$45,701 - C$148,057  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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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

Vancouver
up arrow 22%
Calgary
up arrow 21%
Edmonton
up arrow 20%
up arrow 19%
Ottawa
up arrow 10%
National Average
C$75,000
Montréal
up arrow 12%
Hamilton
up arrow 17%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 80%
Experienced
up arrow 59%
Mid-Career
up arrow 28%
National Average
C$75,000

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 27%
National Average
C$75,000
Legal Research
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
45%
female alumni
 
Male
55%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 27%
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