A Legal Administrative Assistant earns an average salary of C$42,536 per year. A skill in Administration is associated with high pay for this job.

C$31,225 - C$59,543
C$31K
C$43K
C$60K
MEDIAN: C$42,536
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50%
90%

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C$12.54 - C$25.17
C$13
C$16
C$25
MEDIAN: C$16.21
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Salary
C$31,225 - C$59,543  
   
Bonus
C$205.11 - C$1,571  
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$30,008 - C$59,263  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 292
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$16C$32C$48
Hourly Rate
C$12.54 - C$25.17  
   
Overtime
C$20.13 - C$47.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Bonus
C$205.11 - C$1,571  
   
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$30,008 - C$59,263  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Legal Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 223 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Administrative Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 94 salaries. An experienced Legal Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 56 salaries. A Legal Administrative Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 45 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$40,661

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Legal Administrative Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Legal Administrative Assistant?

Legal Administrative Assistant in Vancouver:
"Its very stressful, I don't have legal assistant training"
Pros: I like being busy and typing up important letters, dictations, emails, reporting government mail and learning more about the legal part of the job
Cons: The stress, how I haven't been properly trained, the pay, understaffed, expectations and demands that are often unreasonable

Legal Administrative Assistant in Vancouver:
"Hectic"
Pros: The benefits and the variety of tasks we do.
Cons: Too many priorities, hard to organize the work

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Key Stats for Legal Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
12%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Legal Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲41%

▲34%

▲11%

National Average
C$41,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Legal Administrative Assistant Salaries

Administration
▲36%

Real Estate
▲5%

Scheduling
▲3%


Drafting Correspondence
▼0%

Filing Court Documents
▼0%

Office Administration
▼0%

National Average
C$41,000

Client Interaction
▼2%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼3%

Legal Document Review
▼14%

Filing
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 20%