Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salary (Canada)

A Paralegal / Legal Assistant earns an average salary of C$46,084 per year.
Paralegal / Legal Assistant Total Pay (?
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C$33,489 - C$60,827
(Median)
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46K
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61K
MEDIAN: C$46,084
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Paralegal / Legal Assistant Total Pay (?
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C$12.84 - C$28.78
(Median)
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MEDIAN: C$19.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$21KC$42KC$63K
Salary
C$33,489 - C$60,827  
   
Bonus
C$19.65 - C$4,122  
Profit Sharing
C$504 - C$1,028  
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$32,042 - C$62,185  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 714
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$19C$38C$57
Hourly Rate
C$12.84 - C$28.78  
   
Overtime
C$1.56 - C$56.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$19.65 - C$4,122  
   
Profit Sharing
C$504 - C$1,028  
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$32,042 - C$62,185  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 714
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Pay Difference By Location

Calgary
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Vancouver
up arrow 8%
Edmonton
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National Average
C$46,000
Toronto
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Experience Affects Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
C$46,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salaries

Legal Research
up arrow 8%
Document Preparation
up arrow 6%
Corporate
up arrow 5%
Document Management
up arrow 2%
National Average
C$46,000
Real Estate
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 29%
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