A Corporate Paralegal earns an average salary of C$53,483 per year. A skill in Document Preparation is associated with high pay for this job.

C$39,681 - C$71,396
(Median)
C$40K
C$53K
C$71K
MEDIAN: C$53,483
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$26KC$52KC$78K
Salary
C$39,681 - C$71,396  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$6,870  
Profit Sharing
C$1,600  
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$39,413 - C$76,306  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Paralegal

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$54,319

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

Corporate Paralegal Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Corporate Paralegal in Vancouver:
"Adaptability and Re-Prioritizing are Key."
Be patient. Learn the different habits and traits of the lawyers you support especially the corporate lawyers as well as their assistants. Be able to switch tasks and gears on a moment's notice and be prepared to follow-up often in order to finalize tasks. Be proactive and try to fix any past errors spotted however trivial they may seem as they could lend to bigger problems down the line. Maintain a positive attitude and outlook and make time for colleague questions.

Corporate Paralegal in Vancouver:
"The lack of written corporate policies/guidelines."
Seek guidance and learn different lawyers' preferences.

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Experience Affects Corporate Paralegal Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
C$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Corporate Paralegal Salaries

Document Preparation
up arrow 16%

Legal Research
up arrow 3%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 1%

National Average
C$54,000

Corporate
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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