Attorney / Lawyer Salary (Canada)

The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer is C$71,829 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Attorney / Lawyer Total Pay (?
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C$44,526 - C$127,972
(Median)
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72K
98K
130K
MEDIAN: C$71,828
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Attorney / Lawyer Total Pay (?
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C$18.00 - C$200.00
(Median)
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120
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200
MEDIAN: C$120
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$44,526 - C$127,972  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$20,220  
Profit Sharing
C$1,000 - C$4,774  
Commission
C$3.75 - 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$45,833 - C$148,177  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 630
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$140C$280C$420
Hourly Rate
C$18.00 - C$200.00  
   
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$20,220  
   
Commission
C$3.75 - C$20,000  
Profit Sharing
C$1,000 - C$4,774  
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$45,833 - C$148,177  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 630
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Pay Difference By Location

Vancouver
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Edmonton
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Calgary
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Ottawa
up arrow 11%
National Average
C$75,000
Montréal
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Hamilton
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 61%
Mid-Career
up arrow 30%
National Average
C$75,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
45%
female alumni
 
Male
55%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 27%
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