The average pay for an Entry-Level Attorney / Lawyer is C$66,989 per year.

C$43,481 - C$99,598
C$43K
C$65K
C$100K
MEDIAN: C$65,419
10%
50%
90%
C$11.92 - C$196
C$12
C$41
C$200
MEDIAN: C$40.69
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$108K
Salary C$43,481 - C$99,598
Bonus C$304 - C$11,968
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$34,905
Commission C$4,069
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$43,791 - C$108,577
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 412
Hourly Data C$0C$195
Hourly Rate C$11.92 - C$196
Overtime C$0.00 - C$87.29
Annual Data C$0C$108K
Bonus C$304 - C$11,968
Commission C$4,069
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$34,905
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$43,791 - C$108,577
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$67,792

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
14%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries


National Average
C$68,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 31%