A Paralegal earns an average salary of C$50,348 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Corporate Governance and Real Estate.

C$33,924 - C$69,933
C$34K
C$50K
C$70K
MEDIAN: C$50,458
10%
50%
90%
C$14.07 - C$33.38
C$14
C$20
C$33
MEDIAN: C$20.43
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$71K
Salary C$33,924 - C$69,933
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,051
Profit Sharing C$3,439
Commission C$10,174
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$32,512 - C$71,298
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 760
Hourly Data C$0C$53
Hourly Rate C$14.07 - C$33.38
Hourly Tips C$10.00
Overtime C$15.51 - C$53.65
Annual Data C$0C$71K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,051
Commission C$10,174
Profit Sharing C$3,439
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$32,512 - C$71,298
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 176

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Popular Skills for Paralegal

Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

Pay by Experience for a Paralegal has a positive trend. An entry-level Paralegal with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 486 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Paralegal with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$53,000 based on 251 salaries. An experienced Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$60,000 based on 199 salaries. A Paralegal with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$63,000 based on 122 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$50,275

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Paralegal Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Paralegal?

Paralegal in Edmonton:
"Dealing with law."
Pros: Learning more about law and getting more information.
Cons: Nothing bad about this job except low payments.

Paralegal in Waterloo:
"Starting at the Bottom."
Pros: I like the high-importance and pressing nature of the work that I do.
Cons: It is extremely stressful and high-stakes.

Paralegal in Ottawa:
"Paralegal."
Pros: Help people out of awful times in their lives.
Cons: People take out the bad things in their lives on you.

Paralegal in Ottawa:
"Flexible work hours."
Pros: Independence, job satsifaction.
Cons: Pressure.

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Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 146 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

▲26%

▲19%

▲6%

National Average
C$50,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Corporate Governance
▲24%

▲14%

▲6%






National Average
C$50,000

Legal Compliance
▼4%

Filing Court Documents
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 146 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 31%
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