A Legal Assistant in Ottawa, Ontario earns an average salary of C$39,344 per year.

C$29,837 - C$51,563
C$30K
C$39K
C$52K
MEDIAN: C$39,344
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C$29,837 - C$51,563  
   
Bonus
C$48.18 - C$3,194  
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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$29,916 - C$51,366  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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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 $34,000 based on 36 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 $42,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 12 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 $50,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

▲27%

▲25%

▲6%

National Average
C$39,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Word
▲2%

Microsoft Office
▲2%

Filing Court Documents
▼0%

National Average
C$39,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼3%

Legal Document Review
▼4%





Legal Research
▼8%

▼10%

Scheduling
▼11%

Organizing
▼11%

▼14%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 40%