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Attorney / Lawyer Salary (Canada)

The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer is C$71,955 per year. 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$45,292 - C$126,235
(Median)
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MEDIAN: C$71,955
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Attorney / Lawyer Salary (?
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C$20.27 - C$202.03
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MEDIAN: C$98.00
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National Salary Data

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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$45,292 - C$126,235  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$20,241  
Profit Sharing
C$1,000 - C$4,774  
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$46,294 - C$145,423  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 532
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$160C$320C$480
Hourly Rate
C$20.27 - C$202.03  
   
Overtime
C$22.50 - C$450.00  
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$320KC$640KC$960K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$20,241  
   
Commission
C$0.37 - C$20,168  
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$46,294 - C$145,423  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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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

up arrow 21%
Calgary
up arrow 20%
Edmonton
up arrow 20%
Vancouver
up arrow 15%
Ottawa
up arrow 8%
National Average
C$75,000
Montréal
up arrow 12%
Hamilton
up arrow 17%
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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

Late-Career
up arrow 60%
Experienced
up arrow 56%
Mid-Career
up arrow 26%
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 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
44%
female alumni
 
Male
56%
male alumni

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: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 29%