Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills in Hamilton, Ontario Salary (Canada)

The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in Hamilton, Ontario is C$40,644 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.

C$30,998 - C$58,861
C$31K
C$42K
C$59K
MEDIAN: C$41,519
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C$30,998 - C$58,861  
   
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C$196.27 - C$1,973  
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C$31,687 - C$59,554  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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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 17 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 $40,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 6 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 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲36%

Late-Career
▲24%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
C$40,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 36%
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