The average salary for a Legal Assistant in Halifax, Nova Scotia is C$33,360 per year.

C$28,998 - C$41,923
C$29K
C$33K
C$42K
MEDIAN: C$33,032
10%
50%
90%

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C$14.00 - C$16.56
C$15
MEDIAN: C$15.18
50%

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Local Salary Data (?
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C$0C$14KC$28KC$42K
Salary
C$28,998 - C$41,923  
   
Bonus
C$254.34  
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$28,633 - C$40,976  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$10C$20C$30
Hourly Rate
C$15.18  
   
Overtime
C$28.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$14KC$28KC$42K
Bonus
C$254.34  
   
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$28,633 - C$40,976  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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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 $31,000 based on 12 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 $34,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 7 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 $44,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

Experienced
▲12%

▲4%

National Average
C$33,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Typing
▲8%


Drafting Correspondence
▲6%

Microsoft Word
▲6%

Client Interaction
▲6%

Filing
▲5%

Office Administration
▲2%

National Average
C$33,000

Administration
▼1%

Organizing
▼5%

Accounting
▼5%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼5%

Real Estate
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 30%
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