The average salary for a Paralegal / Legal Assistant is C$45,370 per year. A skill in Document Preparation is associated with high pay for this job.
Paralegal / Legal Assistant Total Pay (?
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C$32,696 - C$60,409
(Median)
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MEDIAN: C$45,370
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Paralegal / Legal Assistant Total Pay (?
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C$12.11 - C$28.05
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MEDIAN: C$18.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$21KC$42KC$63K
Salary
C$32,696 - C$60,409  
   
Bonus
C$76.30 - C$4,770  
Profit Sharing
C$509 - C$1,018  
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$30,978 - C$61,680  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 887
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$19C$38C$57
Hourly Rate
C$12.11 - C$28.05  
   
Overtime
C$10.18 - C$55.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$76.30 - C$4,770  
   
Profit Sharing
C$509 - C$1,018  
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).
)
C$30,978 - C$61,680  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 887
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Pay Difference By Location
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Montréal
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Edmonton
up arrow 5%
National Average
C$45,000
Ottawa
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Toronto
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Experience Affects Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%
National Average
C$45,000

Skills That Affect Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salaries

Document Preparation
up arrow 23%
Legal Research
up arrow 9%
Corporate
up arrow 7%
Filing Court Documents
0%
National Average
C$45,000
Real Estate
up arrow 5%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 46 votes.
Gender
Female
95%
female alumni
 
Male
5%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
23%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 30%
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