A Corporate Paralegal earns an average salary of C$55,964 per year. A skill in Document Preparation is associated with high pay for this job.

C$40,885 - C$69,681
C$41K
C$54K
C$70K
MEDIAN: C$54,176
10%
50%
90%
C$18.12 - C$40.55
C$18
C$26
C$41
MEDIAN: C$26.01
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$72K
Salary C$40,885 - C$69,681
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,118
Profit Sharing C$3,000
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$41,005 - C$72,954
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 155
Hourly Data C$0C$40
Hourly Rate C$18.12 - C$40.55
Overtime C$31.50
Annual Data C$0C$72K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,118
Profit Sharing C$3,000
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$41,005 - C$72,954
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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

National Average: C$54,861

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

Corporate Paralegal Reviews

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

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
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Corporate Paralegal Salaries

▲16%

▲15%

▲4%

National Average
C$55,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Corporate Paralegal Salaries




National Average
C$55,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 9%