The average salary for a Legal Assistant in Ottawa, Ontario is C$40,609 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Microsoft Word and Organizing.

C$29,593 - C$55,897
(Median)
C$30K
C$41K
C$56K
MEDIAN: C$40,609
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C$14.74 - C$24.96
(Median)
C$
C$20
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MEDIAN: C$19.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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C$0C$19KC$38KC$57K
Salary
C$29,593 - C$55,897  
   
Bonus
C$49.13 - C$5,000  
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$29,711 - C$55,486  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 72
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$11C$22C$33
Hourly Rate
C$20.00  
   
Overtime
C$31.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$19KC$38KC$57K
Bonus
C$49.13 - C$5,000  
   
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$29,711 - C$55,486  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries




National Average
C$41,000


Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 13%

Organizing
up arrow 13%

Accounting
up arrow 9%

Client Interaction
up arrow 8%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 2%

National Average
C$41,000

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 1%

Document Preparation
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

Typing
up arrow 4%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 4%


Scheduling
up arrow 5%

Filing
up arrow 6%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 6%

Legal Research
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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