The average salary for an Experienced Legal Administrative Assistant in Canada is C$56,435.
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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 Office Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Scheduling, 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$36,304 based on 73 salaries. An early career Legal Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 347 salaries. A mid-career Legal Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$47,654 based on 161 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$60,233.
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Employees with Legal Administrative Assistant in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 15.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Toronto, Ontario (2.0% less).
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