An Entry-Level Paralegal in Calgary, Alberta earns an average salary of C$44,500 per year. A skill in Litigation Case Management is associated with high pay for this job.

C$32,000 - C$56,178
C$32K
C$49K
C$56K
MEDIAN: C$48,601
10%
50%
90%
C$14.29 - C$30.48
C$14
C$23
C$30
MEDIAN: C$22.56
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$62K
Salary C$32,000 - C$56,178
Bonus C$20.43 - C$6,851
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$30,916 - C$62,379
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 39
Hourly Data C$0C$30
Hourly Rate C$14.29 - C$30.48
Hourly Tips C$2.50
Overtime C$25.50
Annual Data C$0C$62K
Bonus C$20.43 - C$6,851
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$30,916 - C$62,379
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Paralegal

Paralegals perform legal-, regulatory- and business-related research for lawyers working at their organization. Most of the time, paralegals work for law offices, corporations’ legal departments or courts. These professionals also provide legal support services to attorneys. They assist lawyers in filing materials such as motions, memoranda, pleadings and briefs in various court systems, as well as accompany lawyers to see clients and/or to go to court.

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Paralegal Tasks

  • Assist lawyers by researching legal precedent, investigating facts or preparing legal documents.
  • Direct and coordinate law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.
  • Call upon witnesses to testify at hearing.
  • Investigate facts and law of cases to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions and legal articles, codes and documents.

Paralegal Job Listings

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
16%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Litigation Case Management
▲3%

Corporate
▼0%

National Average
C$49,000

Document Preparation
▼14%

Drafting Correspondence
▼16%

Legal Research
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 28%