The average pay for a Legal Counsel is C$97,102 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$60,126 - C$148,005
(Median)
C$60K
C$97K
C$150K
MEDIAN: C$97,101
10%
50%
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$60KC$120KC$180K
Salary
C$60,126 - C$148,005  
   
Bonus
C$3,915 - C$25,342  
Profit Sharing
C$9,000  
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$59,180 - C$156,885  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$101,356

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Experience Affects Legal Counsel Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
C$101,000


Skills That Affect Legal Counsel Salaries

National Average
C$101,000

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 3%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 13%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 14%

Legal Research
up arrow 36%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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