C$56,210
Avg. Salary
C$26.96
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$1,200

Bonus

C$7,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Corporate Paralegal is C$26.96 per hour.

The average pay for a Corporate Paralegal is C$56,210 per year.

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C$17.00
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C$26.96
50%
C$39.49
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MEDIAN C$26.96
10%
C$42k
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C$56k
50%
C$71k
90%
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MEDIAN C$56,210
C$41,532 - C$71,125
C$42K
C$56K
C$71K
MEDIAN: C$56,210
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90%
C$17.00 - C$39.49
C$17
C$27
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MEDIAN: C$26.96
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50%
90%
C$0C$74K
Salary C$41,532 - C$71,125
Bonus C$198 - C$6,890
Profit Sharing C$7,500
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$40,974 - C$74,618
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 150
Hourly Data C$0C$39
Hourly Rate C$17.00 - C$39.49
Annual Data C$0C$74K
Bonus C$198 - C$6,890
Profit Sharing C$7,500
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$40,974 - C$74,618
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

Job Description for Corporate Paralegal

Many large companies have a legal department staffed by attorneys who help ensure that the organization’s business, selling, and hiring practices all adhere to laws. These departments also represent the company in the event of any legal actions. A corporate paralegal typically works in this legal department to assist the attorneys with a variety of tasks.

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Corporate Paralegal Tasks
  • Assist lawyers by researching legal precedent, investigating facts or preparing legal documents.
  • Direct and coordinate law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.
  • Call upon witnesses to testify at hearing.
  • Investigate facts and law of cases to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions and legal articles, codes and documents.

Common Career Paths for Corporate Paralegal


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Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Paralegal

Pay by Experience for a Corporate Paralegal has a positive trend. An entry-level Corporate Paralegal with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$51,000 based on 33 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Corporate Paralegal with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$57,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Corporate Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$63,000 based on 22 salaries. A Corporate Paralegal with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$64,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: C$56,844

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Corporate Paralegal Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Corporate Paralegal?

Corporate Paralegal in Toronto:
"Best City for ambitious people."
Pros: Opportunities
Cons: Travel is very challenging

Corporate Paralegal in Vancouver:
"Energizing."
Pros: The City
Cons: The commute

Corporate Paralegal in Vancouver:
"Adaptability and Re-Prioritizing are Key."
Be patient. Learn the different habits and traits of the lawyers you support especially the corporate lawyers as well as their assistants. Be able to switch tasks and gears on a moment's notice and be prepared to follow-up often in order to finalize tasks. Be proactive and try to fix any past errors spotted however trivial they may seem as they could lend to bigger problems down the line. Maintain a positive attitude and outlook and make time for colleague questions.

Corporate Paralegal in Calgary:
"Good office conditions, motivating corporate culture."
Pros: Respectful, rewarding, knowledgebale,
Cons: Tight deadlines, heavy workload,

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Key Stats for Corporate Paralegal

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Corporate Paralegal Salaries

▲12%

▲11%

▼0%

National Average
C$57,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Corporate Paralegal Salaries


National Average
C$57,000



▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 14%