Paralegal / Legal Assistant in Toronto, Ontario Salary (Canada)

A Paralegal / Legal Assistant in Toronto, Ontario earns an average salary of C$56,169 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. A skill in Legal Research is associated with high pay for this job.

C$39,576 - C$66,828
C$40K
C$54K
C$67K
MEDIAN: C$54,387
10%
50%
90%
C$13.76 - C$20.35
C$17
MEDIAN: C$17.00
50%
C$0C$67K
Salary C$39,576 - C$66,828
Bonus C$0.00 - C$4,848
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$35,478 - C$67,050
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 29
Hourly Data C$0C$20
Hourly Rate C$17.00
Annual Data C$0C$67K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$4,848
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$35,478 - C$67,050
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for Paralegal / Legal Assistant

A paralegal (also known as a legal assistant) works in a law office for one or more attorneys to assist them in the execution of their practice. Many times a paralegal will be called upon to type written notes or transcribe recordings of meetings or telephone calls. A paralegal must also be organized and comfortable with research and document drafting; they also must have outstanding written and verbal communications skills.

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Paralegal / Legal Assistant 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 / Legal Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
C$49,000

Entry-Level
▼25%

Skills That Affect Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salaries

Legal Research
▲19%

Document Management
▼0%

Document Preparation
▼0%

National Average
C$49,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 21%