A Divorce Lawyer earns an average salary of C$70,791 per year.

C$44,698 - C$137,509
C$45K
C$70K
C$140K
MEDIAN: C$69,626
10%
50%
90%
C$153 - C$249
C$220
MEDIAN: C$223
50%
C$0C$178K
Salary C$44,698 - C$137,509
Bonus C$986 - C$50,684
Profit Sharing C$9,250
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$46,041 - C$178,741
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 96
Hourly Data C$0C$248
Hourly Rate C$223
Overtime C$0.00
Annual Data C$0C$178K
Bonus C$986 - C$50,684
Profit Sharing C$9,250
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$46,041 - C$178,741
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Divorce Lawyer

Divorce lawyers are specialized attorneys that deal with the dissolution of a marital union. They represent their client in legal filings, the division of assets, and child-custody decisions, working to guarantee their client's rights are secured and ensure they receive an optimal settlement. Divorce lawyers' day-to-day tasks may vary depending on clients' needs; some general tasks they may perform in the course of a workday include returning telephone calls, drafting correspondence, counseling clients, preparing for pleadings to the court, and traveling to court for hearings.

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Divorce Lawyer Tasks

  • Present cases in court representing the local, state or federal government.
  • Review reports, evidence, and conduct research.
  • Question witnesses, victims or others involved in the case.

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Pay by Experience Level for Divorce Lawyer

Pay by Experience for a Divorce Lawyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Divorce Lawyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$63,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Divorce Lawyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$128,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Divorce Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$95,000 based on 8 salaries. A Divorce Lawyer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$147,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$75,889

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

Key Stats for Divorce Lawyer

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Divorce Lawyer Salaries

▲94%

▲68%

▲25%

National Average
C$76,000

▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 33%