The average salary for an Entry-Level Paralegal in Ottawa, Ontario is C$41,905 per year.

C$32,973 - C$51,657
C$33K
C$41K
C$52K
MEDIAN: C$41,391
10%
50%
90%
C$14.09 - C$76.03
C$14
C$25
C$76
MEDIAN: C$24.57
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$53K
Salary C$32,973 - C$51,657
Bonus C$1,200
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$32,149 - C$53,442
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data C$0C$76
Hourly Rate C$14.09 - C$76.03
Overtime C$28.35
Annual Data C$0C$53K
Bonus C$1,200
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$32,149 - C$53,442
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
15%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

National Average
C$44,000

Drafting Correspondence
▼6%

Legal Research
▼9%

Legal Document Review
▼10%

Litigation Case Management
▼11%

Document Preparation
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 58%