Law Salary in Canada

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Average gross salary for Law GROSS SALARY
CA$ 97,149
Average gorss salary (USD) for Law GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 90,466
Average net salary for Law NET SALARY
CA$ 65,532
The most typical salary for Law MOST TYPICAL GROSS
CA$ 41,727
  Updated: 05 Dec 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 32%
  Salary entries: 87

Law Earnings in Canada

Average salary for Law in Canada is CA$ 97,149 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (87 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is CA$ 65,532 (Net). The most typical salary is CA$ 41,727 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people earn this salary or more
9 % CA$ 295,641
11 % CA$ 200,000
21 % CA$ 136,000
55 % CA$ 73,500
84 % CA$ 41,727
95 % CA$ 34,222
100 % CA$ 26,380

Earning by careers

Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Lawyer CA$ 113,657 US$ 104,746 35
Paralegal CA$ 54,509 US$ 53,132 11
Legal Secretary CA$ 35,974 US$ 34,422 10
Corporate Counsel Lawyer CA$ 104,600 US$ 95,688 05
Private Practice Lawyer CA$ 181,250 US$ 176,860 04
Law Firm Administrator CA$ 53,666 US$ 47,663 03
Judge CA$ 277,566 US$ 279,963 02
Government Counsel Lawyer CA$ 134,782 US$ 124,994 02
Paralegal Manager CA$ 86,000 US$ 76,864 02
Court Administrator CA$ 67,000 US$ 67,231 01

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Toronto CA$ 85,982 US$ 77,796 29
Vancouver, Canada CA$ 119,485 US$ 110,558 14
Montreal CA$ 95,452 US$ 91,067 10
Calgary CA$ 111,333 US$ 106,188 08
Ottawa CA$ 143,022 US$ 135,563 06
Edmonton CA$ 86,600 US$ 87,127 05
Winnipeg CA$ 45,733 US$ 46,126 03

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RESEARCH LAWYER


 Posted: 05 Dec 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "15 Characters are required for this box."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 65,000
US$ 52,052

LEGAL OFFICE MANAGER


 Posted: 13 Nov 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Prepare court documents, contact medical offices, employer, etc. for client records, ensure deadlines for court dates met, communicae with other law offices re documents required, dates, etc., arrange court reporters for meetings, prepare invoices for clients, pay vendors for services and products, month end bank reconciliations, hst reporting and submission, bank deposits,all bookkeeping duties re fees, order office supplies,."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 40,000
US$ 32,032

LAWYER


 Posted: 17 Jun 2019

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "I am a sole practitioner."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 300,000
US$ 240,238

LEGAL COUNSEL


 Posted: 08 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Corporate legal counsel."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 145,000
US$ 116,115

LAW CLERK


 Posted: 07 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Preparation of court documents, liaise with court staff and opposing counsel, draft letters."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 50,000
US$ 40,040

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PRIVACY MANAGER


 Posted: 02 Feb 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Ensuring compliance."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 85,000
US$ 68,068

PROCUREMENT COORDINATOR


 Posted: 24 Nov 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Procurement aka contract coordinator."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 82,000
US$ 65,665

LAWYER


 Posted: 23 Nov 2017

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Represent clients and file motions and attend court."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 200,000
US$ 152,860

STUDENT AT LAW


 Posted: 01 Aug 2017

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Articling student, new brunswick."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 30,000
US$ 22,929

LAWYER


 Posted: 12 May 2017

Some College, 2-4 years: "I am super smart and i put people in jail for no reason."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 80,000
US$ 61,144

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   LAW   CANADA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 267,158 CA$ 295,641
08
205K US$ 177,771 CA$ 200,000
02
185K US$ 175,199 CA$ 184,000
02
175K US$ 170,585 CA$ 170,000
01
165K US$ 157,320 CA$ 164,782
02
155K US$ 150,516 CA$ 150,000
01
135K US$ 137,824 CA$ 136,000
01
125K US$ 125,462 CA$ 125,000
01
115K US$ 116,543 CA$ 115,000
02
145K US$ 116,115 CA$ 145,000
01
105K US$ 97,067 CA$ 102,400
05
95K US$ 85,019 CA$ 94,000
06
85K US$ 73,418 CA$ 81,400
10
75K US$ 69,383 CA$ 73,500
06
65K US$ 59,969 CA$ 62,357
07
55K US$ 48,694 CA$ 51,300
07
45K US$ 39,250 CA$ 41,727
11
35K US$ 33,407 CA$ 34,222
10
25K US$ 26,673 CA$ 26,380
04

  SALARY BY GENDER   LAW   CANADA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 123,665 CA$ 134,560 26
Women US$ 74,428 CA$ 84,304 33
N/A US$ 78,539 CA$ 77,550 28

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   LAW   CANADA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 107,960 CA$ 112,166 06
Masters Degree US$ 122,186 CA$ 131,310 29
Bachelors Degree US$ 85,800 CA$ 92,014 34
Some College US$ 43,709 CA$ 48,569 15
High School US$ 37,292 CA$ 37,000 02
Bellow H. School US$ 31,936 CA$ 40,000 01

Law workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Canada. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses CA$ 131,310. While Law workers with Bellow H. School education earn the least, with an average gross income of CA$ 40,000. This is 282.60% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   LAW   CANADA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 161,902 CA$ 182,173 09
16-20 Years US$ 185,617 CA$ 199,447 07
12-16 Years US$ 132,047 CA$ 141,428 07
8-12 Years US$ 94,086 CA$ 101,226 12
4-8 Years US$ 64,167 CA$ 67,166 12
2-4 Years US$ 61,871 CA$ 67,300 17
1-2 Years US$ 63,879 CA$ 64,732 13
0-1 Year US$ 40,847 CA$ 42,000 10

Law workers in Canada with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 16-20 Years of experience earn a gross average of CA$ 199,447 compared to CA$ 42,000 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 354.42%.


  SALARY BY AGE   LAW   CANADA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
63-68 US$ 111,823 CA$ 140,000 02
57-62 US$ 39,735 CA$ 44,000 01
51-56 US$ 154,736 CA$ 180,666 03
45-50 US$ 205,559 CA$ 213,956 07
39-44 US$ 107,194 CA$ 126,035 12
33-38 US$ 71,422 CA$ 75,576 13
27-32 US$ 67,375 CA$ 72,214 14
22-26 US$ 52,486 CA$ 61,833 06
Less US$ 31,936 CA$ 40,000 01
N/A US$ 78,539 CA$ 77,550 28
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  SALARY BY CAREER   LAW   CANADA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Judge US$ 279,963 CA$ 277,566 02
2. Private Practice Lawyer US$ 176,860 CA$ 181,250 04
3. Government Counsel Lawyer US$ 124,994 CA$ 134,782 02
4. Lawyer US$ 104,746 CA$ 113,657 35
5. Corporate Counsel Lawyer US$ 95,688 CA$ 104,600 05
6. Other Law Career US$ 76,331 CA$ 86,833 12
7. Paralegal Manager US$ 76,864 CA$ 86,000 02
8. Court Administrator US$ 67,231 CA$ 67,000 01
9. Paralegal US$ 53,132 CA$ 54,509 11
10. Law Firm Administrator US$ 47,663 CA$ 53,666 03
11. Legal Secretary US$ 34,422 CA$ 35,974 10

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In Canada economy, Judge is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of CA$ 277,566. Private Practice Lawyer and Government Counsel Lawyer follow, earning CA$ 181,250 and CA$ 134,782, respectively. Legal Secretary earn a gross annual average of CA$ 35,974, while Law Firm Administrator earn CA$ 53,666. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 713.33%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   LAW   CANADA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 89,701 CA$ 95,130 77
Contract US$ 67,058 CA$ 77,833 06
Self Employed US$ 140,290 CA$ 165,000 04
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  SALARY BY CITY   LAW   CANADA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Ottawa Law in Ottawa US$ 135,563 CA$ 143,022 06
2. Vancouver, Canada Law in Vancouver, Canada US$ 110,558 CA$ 119,485 14
3. Calgary Law in Calgary US$ 106,188 CA$ 111,333 08
4. Montreal Law in Montreal US$ 91,067 CA$ 95,452 10
5. Edmonton Law in Edmonton US$ 87,127 CA$ 86,600 05
6. Toronto Law in Toronto US$ 77,796 CA$ 85,982 29
7. Winnipeg Law in Winnipeg US$ 46,126 CA$ 45,733 03

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    LAW

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United Kingdom United Kingdom Law in United Kingdom US$ 94,504 GBP 62,792 76
2. United States United States Law US$ 93,651 US$ 93,651 451
3. Canada Canada US$ 90,466 CA$ 97,149 87
4. Australia Australia Law in Australia US$ 82,925 AU$ 95,795 49
5. Mexico Mexico Law in Mexico US$ 68,679 MXN 1,125,492 08
6. China China Law in China US$ 57,995 CNY 377,391 31
7. Russia Russia Law in Russia US$ 46,399 RUB 2,020,000 27
8. India India Law in India US$ 30,416 INR 1,837,956 46

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