The average pay for a Legal Counsel is C$98,620 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$62,868 - C$144,052
C$63K
C$99K
C$140K
MEDIAN: C$99,284
10%
50%
90%
C$39.31 - C$52.40
C$48
MEDIAN: C$48.39
50%
C$0C$158K
Salary C$62,868 - C$144,052
Bonus C$3,020 - C$26,243
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$63,513 - C$158,181
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 141
Hourly Data C$0C$52
Hourly Rate C$48.39
Overtime C$25.00
Annual Data C$0C$158K
Bonus C$3,020 - C$26,243
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$63,513 - C$158,181
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Counsel

Pay by Experience for a Legal Counsel has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Counsel with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$82,000 based on 69 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Counsel with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$117,000 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$137,000 based on 24 salaries. A Legal Counsel with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$163,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$102,907

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Key Stats for Legal Counsel

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Legal Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
▲58%

Experienced
▲33%

▲13%

National Average
C$103,000

▼20%

Skills That Affect Legal Counsel Salaries


National Average
C$103,000


Legal Compliance
▼30%

Legal Research
▼37%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 7%
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