How much does a Lawyer make?

Updated Nov. 29, 2021
$103,078 /yr
Average Base Pay

357 salaries

$60K

Low

$103K

Average

$177K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Lawyer is $103,078 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Lawyer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 357 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lawyer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Attorney$104,633 /yr
L3
Senior Attorney$167,106 /yr
L4
Attorney IV$123,367 /yr
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Attorney

$104,633

per year

General Counsel

$205,519

per year

Staff Attorney

$100,729

per year

Associate Attorney

$135,758

per year

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Government of Canada
4.1

Government of Canada

Lawyer

$100,210

 /yr
Range: $71K - $150K
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$71K

$150K

$71,093 - $150,000 Range

Legal Aid Ontario
3.7

Legal Aid Ontario

Lawyer

$114,391

 /yr
Range: $74K - $150K

$74K

$150K

$73,869 - $150,000 Range

LawFirm.com

Lawyer

$77,821

 /yr
Range: $52K - $102K

$52K

$102K

$52,187 - $102,067 Range

Stikeman Elliot
3.9

Stikeman Elliot

Lawyer

$119,453

 /yr
Range: $104K - $136K

$104K

$136K

$104,374 - $136,490 Range

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
3.8

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Lawyer

$150,000

 /yr
Range: $107K - $251K

$107K

$251K

$107,217 - $251,319 Range

Gowling WLG
3.8

Gowling WLG

Lawyer

$129,597

 /yr
Range: $56K - $251K

$56K

$251K

$56,362 - $250,526 Range

Ministère de la Justice Canada
3.9

Ministère de la Justice Canada

Lawyer

$159,911

 /yr
Range: $109K - $219K

$109K

$219K

$109,258 - $219,445 Range

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Government of Ontario, Canada
3.9

Government of Ontario, Canada

Lawyer

$108,000

 /yr
Range: $85K - $122K

$85K

$122K

$85,311 - $121,873 Range

Norton Rose Fulbright
3.9

Norton Rose Fulbright

Lawyer

$259,080

 /yr
Range: $111K - $315K

$111K

$315K

$111,448 - $315,188 Range

TD
4

TD

Lawyer

$108,013

 /yr
Range: $60K - $315K

$60K

$315K

$60,380 - $315,420 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Lawyer

$85,068

 /yr
Range: $10K - $101K

$10K

$101K

$10,207 - $101,273 Range

Blake, Cassels & Graydon
4.3

Blake, Cassels & Graydon

Lawyer

$151,280

 /yr
Range: $110K - $201K

$110K

$201K

$110,463 - $200,859 Range

Miller Thomson
3.3

Miller Thomson

Lawyer

$152,867

 /yr
Range: $23K - $204K

$23K

$204K

$23,493 - $204,135 Range

Lavery Lawyers
4.1

Lavery Lawyers

Lawyer

$97,846

 /yr
Range: $53K - $104K

$53K

$104K

$53,169 - $104,374 Range

Ministry of the Attorney General
3.6

Ministry of the Attorney General

Lawyer

$98,235

 /yr
Range: $74K - $208K

$74K

$208K

$73,544 - $207,842 Range

KPMG
3.9

KPMG

Lawyer

$109,902

 /yr
Range: $68K - $149K

$68K

$149K

$68,241 - $148,937 Range

Government of Alberta
3.6

Government of Alberta

Lawyer

$81,241

 /yr
Range: $58K - $145K

$58K

$145K

$57,785 - $144,606 Range

Aviva Canada
3.7

Aviva Canada

Lawyer

$97,775

 /yr
Range: $90K - $122K

$90K

$122K

$89,565 - $122,481 Range

Fasken
4

Fasken

Lawyer

$109,796

 /yr
Range: $102K - $146K

$102K

$146K

$102,067 - $146,123 Range

Deloitte
4

Deloitte

Lawyer

$98,597

 /yr
Range: $66K - $100K

$66K

$100K

$65,890 - $100,210 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Lawyer salaries

The national average salary for a Lawyer is $103,078 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Lawyer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 357 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lawyer employees.

The highest salary for a Lawyer in Canada is $176,892 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lawyer in Canada is $60,065 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent lawyer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$82,000
per year
A Lawyer in the Ottawa Area area reported making $82,000 per year
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Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$130,000
per year
A Lawyer in the Toronto Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Additional Pay
$25k cash bonus
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1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$83,000
per year
A Lawyer in the Toronto Area area reported making $83,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$90,000
per year
An Attorney in the Toronto Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$80,000
per year
A Legal Professional in the Vancouver Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public