Attorney / Lawyer Salary (Canada)

An Attorney / Lawyer earns an average salary of C$72,128 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Negotiation and Litigation Case Management.
Attorney / Lawyer Total Pay (?
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C$45,062 - C$130,773
(Median)
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130K
MEDIAN: C$72,127
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Attorney / Lawyer Total Pay (?
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C$19.39 - C$199.33
(Median)
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MEDIAN: C$101.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$45,062 - C$130,773  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$20,126  
Profit Sharing
C$503 - C$19,866  
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$46,341 - C$149,687  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 657
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$140C$280C$420
Hourly Rate
C$19.39 - C$199.33  
   
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$20,126  
   
Commission
C$3.75 - C$20,000  
Profit Sharing
C$503 - C$19,866  
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$46,341 - C$149,687  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 657
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Pay Difference By Location

Calgary
up arrow 21%
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Vancouver
up arrow 19%
Edmonton
up arrow 19%
Ottawa
up arrow 7%
National Average
C$75,000
Montréal
up arrow 13%
Hamilton
up arrow 17%
Halifax
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 58%
Mid-Career
up arrow 30%
National Average
C$75,000

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Negotiation
up arrow 28%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 26%
National Average
C$75,000
Legal Research
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
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: 47% employee benefits None: 27%
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