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How much does a Lawyer make?

Updated Sep. 22, 2021
$103,136 /yr
Average Base Pay

362 salaries

$60K

Low

$103K

Average

$176K

High

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The national average salary for Lawyer is $103,136 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Lawyer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 362 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lawyer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Attorney$104,634 /yr
L3
Senior Attorney$167,090 /yr
L4
Attorney IV$123,185 /yr
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Attorney

$104,634

per year

General Counsel

$205,518

per year

Staff Attorney

$100,727

per year

Associate Attorney

$135,751

per year

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LawFirm.com

Lawyer

$77,739

 /yr
Range: $52K - $102K
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$52K

$102K

$52,189 - $102,071 Range

Stikeman Elliot
3.9

Stikeman Elliot

Lawyer

$119,457

 /yr
Range: $100K - $136K

$100K

$136K

$100,000 - $136,495 Range

Legal Aid Ontario
3.7

Legal Aid Ontario

Lawyer

$114,072

 /yr
Range: $74K - $116K

$74K

$116K

$73,872 - $115,835 Range

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
4.1

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Lawyer

$148,336

 /yr
Range: $107K - $251K

$107K

$251K

$107,221 - $251,328 Range

Gowling WLG
3.7

Gowling WLG

Lawyer

$136,711

 /yr
Range: $104K - $250K

$104K

$250K

$104,225 - $250,000 Range

Ministère de la Justice Canada
4.1

Ministère de la Justice Canada

Lawyer

$162,829

 /yr
Range: $109K - $219K

$109K

$219K

$109,262 - $219,453 Range

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Government of Ontario, Canada
3.9

Government of Ontario, Canada

Lawyer

$106,386

 /yr
Range: $85K - $122K

$85K

$122K

$85,314 - $121,877 Range

Norton Rose Fulbright
3.9

Norton Rose Fulbright

Lawyer

$260,878

 /yr
Range: $111K - $315K

$111K

$315K

$111,452 - $315,200 Range

Miller Thomson
3.3

Miller Thomson

Lawyer

$152,872

 /yr
Range: $23K - $204K

$23K

$204K

$23,494 - $204,142 Range

TD
4

TD

Lawyer

$106,118

 /yr
Range: $60K - $315K

$60K

$315K

$60,382 - $315,431 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Lawyer - Monthly

$6,000

 /mo
Range: $851 - $8K

$851

$8K

$851 - $8,440 Range

Lavery Lawyers
4.1

Lavery Lawyers

Lawyer

$95,696

 /yr
Range: $53K - $104K

$53K

$104K

$53,170 - $104,150 Range

KPMG
3.9

KPMG

Lawyer

$109,906

 /yr
Range: $68K - $149K

$68K

$149K

$68,243 - $148,942 Range

Ministry of the Attorney General
3.6

Ministry of the Attorney General

Lawyer

$105,992

 /yr
Range: $74K - $208K

$74K

$208K

$73,547 - $207,850 Range

Government of Alberta
3.5

Government of Alberta

Lawyer

$81,244

 /yr
Range: $58K - $144K

$58K

$144K

$57,787 - $144,000 Range

Aviva Canada
3.7

Aviva Canada

Lawyer

$97,779

 /yr
Range: $90K - $122K

$90K

$122K

$89,569 - $122,485 Range

Blake, Cassels & Graydon
4.2

Blake, Cassels & Graydon

Lawyer

$119,922

 /yr
Range: $110K - $201K

$110K

$201K

$110,000 - $200,866 Range

Deloitte
4

Deloitte

Lawyer

$98,601

 /yr
Range: $66K - $100K

$66K

$100K

$65,892 - $100,000 Range

City of Calgary
3.9

City of Calgary

Lawyer

$148,796

 /yr
Range: $92K - $164K

$92K

$164K

$92,249 - $164,265 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Lawyer salaries

The national average salary for a Lawyer is $103,136 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Lawyer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 362 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lawyer employees.

The highest salary for a Lawyer in Canada is $176,376 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lawyer in Canada is $60,309 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$250,000
per year
A Lawyer in the Ottawa Area area reported making $250,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$80,000
per year
A Lawyer in the Toronto Area area reported making $80,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$105,000
per year
A Lawyer in the Toronto Area area reported making $105,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Toronto Area area
Self-Employed
 
10000+ employees
Government
$100,000
per year
A Lawyer in the Toronto Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$110,000
per year
A Lawyer in the Montreal Area area reported making $110,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private