The average pay for a Paralegal with Legal Document Review skills is C$51,950 per year.

C$34,743 - C$71,752
C$35K
C$52K
C$72K
MEDIAN: C$52,212
10%
50%
90%
C$13.54 - C$33.74
C$14
C$21
C$34
MEDIAN: C$20.99
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$73K
Salary C$34,743 - C$71,752
Bonus C$195 - C$6,589
Profit Sharing C$12,500
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$34,001 - C$73,307
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 335
Hourly Data C$0C$53
Hourly Rate C$13.54 - C$33.74
Hourly Tips C$10.00
Overtime C$1.53 - C$53.81
Annual Data C$0C$73K
Bonus C$195 - C$6,589
Profit Sharing C$12,500
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$34,001 - C$73,307
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 84

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.

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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 118 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$52,000 based on 88 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 71 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$65,000 based on 47 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$52,521

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

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 89 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
C$53,000

▼1%

▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 30%