The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer is C$74,375 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Negotiation is associated with high pay for this job.

C$48,046 - C$127,378
C$48K
C$75K
C$130K
MEDIAN: C$74,866
10%
50%
90%
C$11.96 - C$264.97
C$12
C$41
C$260
MEDIAN: C$40.69
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$149K
Salary C$48,046 - C$127,378
Bonus C$1,030 - C$19,973
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$77,419
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$47,947 - C$149,120
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 327
Hourly Data C$0C$264
Hourly Rate C$11.96 - C$264.97
Overtime C$75.00
Annual Data C$0C$149K
Bonus C$1,030 - C$19,973
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$77,419
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$47,947 - C$149,120
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

Pay by Experience for an Attorney / Lawyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Attorney / Lawyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$70,000 based on 269 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Attorney / Lawyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$98,000 based on 88 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$123,000 based on 45 salaries. An Attorney / Lawyer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$120,000 based on 26 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$76,051

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Attorney / Lawyer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Attorney / Lawyer?

Attorney / Lawyer in Barrie:
"Satisfying."
Pros: Helping people, growing in my skills and intellect,
Cons: The pressure and deadlines can be stressful.

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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Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

▲62%

Late-Career
▲58%

▲29%

National Average
C$76,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Negotiation
▲45%

Litigation Case Management
▲8%

National Average
C$76,000


Legal Document Review
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 30%
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