Average Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salary in Canada

C$52,563
Avg. Base Salary (CAD)
10%
CA$35k
MEDIAN
CA$53k
90%
CA$69k

The average salary for a Paralegal / Legal Assistant is C$52,563

Base Salary
C$35k - C$69k
Bonus
C$202 - C$3k
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$1k
Total Pay
C$35k - C$69k
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What Do Paralegal / Legal Assistants Do?

Paralegal / Legal Assistant Tasks
  • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions and legal articles, codes and documents.
  • Prepare affidavits or other documents, maintain document file and file pleadings with court clerk.
  • Prepare legal documents, including briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts and real estate closing statements.
  • Investigate facts and law of cases to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Assist lawyers by researching legal precedent, investigating facts or preparing legal documents.
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Job Satisfaction for Paralegal / Legal Assistant

3.9 out of 5
(56)
Highly Satisfied
40Reviews
Based on 56 responses, the job of Paralegal / Legal Assistant has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.94 out of 5. On average, Paralegal / Legal Assistants are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
95.2%
Male
4.8%
This data is based on 126 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

75%

Dental

72%

Vision

55%

None

23%