A Legal Assistant with Filing skills earns an average salary of C$43,291 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

C$31,342 - C$59,829
C$31K
C$43K
C$60K
MEDIAN: C$42,957
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50%
90%

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C$13.87 - C$25.35
C$14
C$18
C$25
MEDIAN: C$18.04
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$21KC$42KC$63K
Salary
C$31,342 - C$59,829  
   
Bonus
C$100.33 - C$2,995  
Profit Sharing
C$1,900  
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$30,756 - C$60,759  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 274
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$14C$28C$42
Hourly Rate
C$13.87 - C$25.35  
   
Overtime
C$30.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$28KC$56KC$84K
Bonus
C$100.33 - C$2,995  
   
Profit Sharing
C$1,900  
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$30,756 - C$60,759  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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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 183 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 $45,000 based on 89 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 71 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 $58,000 based on 49 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$41,860

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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 88 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲39%

▲21%

▲8%

National Average
C$42,000

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 28%
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