The average salary for a Legal Administrative Assistant in Vancouver, British Columbia is C$46,647.
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Job Description for Legal Administrative Assistant
A legal administrative assistant works with lawyers and paralegals, providing them with support on research, correspondence, filing, and other essential duties. An administrative assistant in this field needs a solid working knowledge of various legal principles and terms, and they must feel comfortable drafting documents and correspondence related to complicated legal concepts. Often, a legal administrative assistant conducts some paralegal work involving document research to assist their orga…Read more
Legal Administrative Assistant Tasks
- Provides support to lawyers and paralegals with research, traveling arrangements, and other important tasks.
- Keeps office supplies in stock.
- Manages schedules for appointment, meetings, conferences, etc.
- Drafts documents for staff across a variety of legal disciplines.
Popular Employer Salaries for Legal Administrative Assistant
The top respondents for the job title Legal Administrative Assistant are from the companies Clark Wilson LLP, Singleton Urquhart and Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP. Reported salaries are highest at Harper Grey LLP where the average pay is C$64,038. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Clark Wilson LLP and Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, earning around C$58,983 and C$52,697, respectively. DLA Piper pays the lowest at around C$42,000. Singleton Urquhart and Slater Vecchio also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$48,500 and C$51,150, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Legal Administrative Assistant
Filing Court Documents
Skills in Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Office Administration, Filing Court Documents, Drafting Correspondence and Document Preparation.
Pay by Experience Level for Legal Administrative Assistant
An entry-level Legal Administrative Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$36,840 based on 32 salaries. An early career Legal Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$42,439 based on 172 salaries. A mid-career Legal Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$51,338 based on 97 salaries. An experienced Legal Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$59,342 based on 49 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$64,141.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Legal Administrative Assistant in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 3.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (26.2% less), Abbotsford, British Columbia (23.6% less) and Richmond, British Columbia (18.1% less).
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