A Legal Assistant in Mississauga, Ontario earns an average salary of C$53,262 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

C$32,818 - C$61,031
C$33K
C$53K
C$61K
MEDIAN: C$53,262
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C$32,818 - C$61,031  
   
Bonus
C$2,948  
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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$32,138 - C$61,541  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Legal Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 18 salaries. A Legal 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 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
39%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

▲6%

National Average
C$54,000

Experienced
▼7%

Mid-Career
▼19%

▼33%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Organizing
▲5%

Scheduling
▲5%


Typing
▲1%

National Average
C$54,000

Filing Court Documents
▼6%


Microsoft Word
▼10%

Legal Research
▼12%

Filing
▼21%

Administration
▼25%

Legal Document Review
▼27%

Office Administration
▼32%

Client Interaction
▼40%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 31%