An Attorney / Lawyer in Toronto, Ontario earns an average salary of C$80,000 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

C$49,611 - C$147,789
C$50K
C$79K
C$150K
MEDIAN: C$78,841
10%
50%
90%
C$10.14 - C$66.33
C$10
C$30
C$66
MEDIAN: C$30.00
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$150K
Salary C$49,611 - C$147,789
Bonus C$1,752 - C$24,088
Profit Sharing C$1,500
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$48,486 - C$150,682
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 107
Hourly Data C$0C$66
Hourly Rate C$10.14 - C$66.33
Overtime C$15.00
Annual Data C$0C$150K
Bonus C$1,752 - C$24,088
Profit Sharing C$1,500
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$48,486 - C$150,682
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Attorney / Lawyer

Attorneys apply the law to specific situations and advise their clients on a course of action based on legal rights and responsibilities. Some attorneys work in the business world, providing counsel to corporate clients on business transactions. Other attorneys work with persons in the legal system, advocating on their behalf and representing them in court actions.

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Attorney / Lawyer Tasks

  • Advise clients in business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits or legal rights and obligations.
  • Select jurors, argue motions, meet with judges and question witnesses during the course of a trial.
  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies, present and summarize cases to judges and juries.
  • Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions; evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments for presentation of cases.
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses.

Attorney / Lawyer Job Listings

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

▲86%

▲37%

National Average
C$78,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 29%