A Legal Assistant with Accounting skills earns an average salary of C$46,049 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$32,180 - C$61,526
C$32K
C$45K
C$62K
MEDIAN: C$45,256
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50%
90%

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C$14.09 - C$26.40
C$14
C$20
C$26
MEDIAN: C$20.15
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$21KC$42KC$63K
Salary
C$32,180 - C$61,526  
   
Bonus
C$103.42 - C$5,034  
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$31,467 - C$61,273  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 157
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$14C$28C$42
Hourly Rate
C$14.09 - C$26.40  
   
Overtime
C$33.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$28KC$56KC$84K
Bonus
C$103.42 - C$5,034  
   
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$31,467 - C$61,273  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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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 $37,000 based on 87 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 $51,000 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 59 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 $53,000 based on 43 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$44,922

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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

▲18%

▲16%

▲14%

National Average
C$45,000

▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 40%
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