The average pay for an Experienced Paralegal is C$59,571 per year.

C$44,198 - C$77,799
C$44K
C$60K
C$78K
MEDIAN: C$59,576
10%
50%
90%
C$19.18 - C$35.84
C$19
C$28
C$36
MEDIAN: C$28.02
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$80K
Salary C$44,198 - C$77,799
Bonus C$145 - C$7,063
Profit Sharing C$13,018
Commission C$22,500
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$44,140 - C$80,137
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 388
Hourly Data C$0C$56
Hourly Rate C$19.18 - C$35.84
Overtime C$1.51 - C$56.11
Annual Data C$0C$80K
Bonus C$145 - C$7,063
Commission C$22,500
Profit Sharing C$13,018
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$44,140 - C$80,137
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 48

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$59,993

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

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.
10-19 years
82%
20 years or more
18%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

▲7%

Real Estate
▲2%



Document Preparation
▼0%


National Average
C$60,000

Legal Document Review
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 22%