The average pay for a Legal Assistant in Hamilton, Ontario is C$37,702 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Organizing and Typing.

C$30,193 - C$56,046
C$30K
C$40K
C$56K
MEDIAN: C$40,333
10%
50%
90%
C$14.24 - C$16.51
C$16
MEDIAN: C$15.81
50%
C$0C$56K
Salary C$30,193 - C$56,046
Bonus C$197.97 - C$1,030
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$29,882 - C$55,287
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 43
Hourly Data C$0C$16
Hourly Rate C$15.81
Annual Data C$0C$55K
Bonus C$197.97 - C$1,030
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$29,882 - C$55,287
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Legal Assistant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Legal Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$32,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$38,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$55,000 based on 7 salaries. A Legal Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

▲43%

▲29%

National Average
C$39,000

▼1%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

▲21%

▲15%


Accounting
▲4%

Legal Document Review
▲3%


Microsoft Word
▼0%

National Average
C$39,000

Real Estate
▼1%

Filing Court Documents
▼3%


Legal Research
▼5%

Scheduling
▼5%


Filing
▼8%

Office Administration
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 31%