The average salary for a Real Estate Paralegal is C$54,305 per year.

C$38,066 - C$68,841
C$38K
C$53K
C$69K
MEDIAN: C$53,039
10%
50%
90%
C$17.88 - C$45.30
C$18
C$28
C$45
MEDIAN: C$27.95
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$73K
Salary C$38,066 - C$68,841
Bonus C$225 - C$6,250
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$38,106 - C$73,475
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 77
Hourly Data C$0C$49
Hourly Rate C$17.88 - C$45.30
Overtime C$42.00
Annual Data C$0C$73K
Bonus C$225 - C$6,250
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$38,106 - C$73,475
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

Job Description for Real Estate Paralegal

A real estate paralegal reports to an attorney, prepares/reviews real estate documents, and ensures that communication always flows smoothly between lawyers and buyers, sellers, lenders and real estate agents. A real estate paralegal can work for various parties in the real estate field, be they buyers or sellers, but the ability to adhere to deadlines is essential for ensuring that properties are closed on time. Strong teamwork skills are also important, as those in this position often work on a team of lawyers and other paralegals.

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Real Estate Paralegal Tasks

  • Assist in drafting client communications, contract provisions and other documents, including deeds, mortgages, lien releases, etc.
  • Conduct legal research on applicable real estate laws.
  • Work with brokers, escrow agents and lenders to expedite buying processes, clear title defects and resolve other legal issues.
  • Prepare and review closing documents and settlement statements.

Real Estate Paralegal Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Real Estate Paralegal

Pay by Experience for a Real Estate Paralegal has a positive trend. An entry-level Real Estate Paralegal with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$42,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Real Estate 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$60,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Real Estate 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 13 salaries. A Real Estate 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 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$55,275

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

Real Estate Paralegal Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Real Estate Paralegal?

Real Estate Paralegal in Calgary:
"Very busy, demanding, stressful, deadlines. "
Pros: I am enjoy meeting and helping clients, my job is demanding but keeps me busy and with my experience organization keeps the files a good routine. I work with co-workers that work very well together. Also enjoy working for my lawyer.
Cons: Not able to take enough holidays.

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Key Stats for Real Estate Paralegal

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
32%

Experience Affects Real Estate Paralegal Salaries

▲17%

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
C$55,000

Entry-Level
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 25%