Attorney / Lawyer Salary

An Attorney / Lawyer earns an average salary of C$71,379 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few 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$45,558 - C$124,177
(Median)
C$46K
C$71K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$71,379
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90%

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C$19.73 - C$202.73
(Median)
C$20
C$56
C$200
MEDIAN: C$56.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary 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$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$45,558 - C$124,177  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$20,161  
Profit Sharing
C$1.03 - C$14,544  
Commission
C$0.00 - C$20,000  
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$46,508 - C$140,266  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 473
National Hourly Rate 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$70C$140C$210
Hourly Rate
C$19.73 - C$202.73  
   
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.
)
C$0C$140KC$280KC$420K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$20,161  
   
Commission
C$0.00 - C$20,000  
Profit Sharing
C$1.03 - C$14,544  
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$46,508 - C$140,266  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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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

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 48%

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

Mid-Career
up arrow 31%

National Average
C$74,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 29%

National Average
C$74,000

Legal Research
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 29%