Average Experienced Legal Administrative Assistant Salary in Canada

C$56,435
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C$884
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Administrative Assistant in Canada is C$56,435.
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C$40k
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C$56k
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C$66k
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C$40k - C$66k
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C$150 - C$2k
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C$39k - C$68k

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Job Description for Legal Administrative Assistant

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

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.

Pay Difference by Location

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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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 651 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.2%
Early Career
53.3%
Mid Career
24.7%
Late Career
10.8%

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