The average pay for a Legal Assistant in Hamilton, Ontario is C$37,702 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Organizing and Typing.

C$29,919 - C$55,787
C$30K
C$38K
C$56K
MEDIAN: C$37,702
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C$15.00 - C$22.25
C$16
MEDIAN: C$15.97
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Local Salary Data (?
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Salary
C$29,919 - C$55,787  
   
Bonus
C$199.56 - C$1,409  
Total Pay (?
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C$29,947 - C$57,260  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
C$15.97  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Bonus
C$199.56 - C$1,409  
   
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$29,947 - C$57,260  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

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

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

▲48%

▲33%

▲2%

National Average
C$38,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

▲25%

▲19%


Legal Document Review
▲7%

Accounting
▲7%


Microsoft Word
▲3%

Real Estate
▲2%

Filing Court Documents
▼0%

National Average
C$38,000

Legal Research
▼1%


Scheduling
▼2%


Filing
▼5%

Office Administration
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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