The average salary for a Legal Administrative Assistant in Surrey, British Columbia is C$44,491.
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C$28k - C$59k
C$29k - C$55k
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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.
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Popular Skills for Legal Administrative Assistant
Filing Court Documents
Skills in Document Preparation, Drafting Correspondence and Filing Court Documents are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction and Scheduling.
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$0 based on 11 salaries. An early career Legal Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$34,202 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Legal Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$45,604 based on 8 salaries.
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Employees with Legal Administrative Assistant in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 7.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (3.4% more) and Calgary, Alberta (2.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Abbotsford, British Columbia (19.9% less), Richmond, British Columbia (12.4% less) and Burnaby, British Columbia (10.1% less).
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