How much does a Legal Assistant make?

Updated Nov. 28, 2021
$51,075 /yr
Average Base Pay

815 salaries

$38K

Low

$51K

Average

$69K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Legal Assistant is $51,075 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Legal Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 815 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Legal Assistant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Legal Assistant$51,075 /yr
L3
Senior Legal Assistant$67,553 /yr
L4
Legal Assistant IV$51,468 /yr
Career Path

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$50,621

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$54,159

per year

Legal Intern

$111,599

per year

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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
3.8

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Legal Assistant

$55,185

 /yr
Range: $43K - $79K
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$43K

$79K

$42,500 - $78,805 Range

Norton Rose Fulbright
3.9

Norton Rose Fulbright

Legal Assistant

$59,129

 /yr
Range: $46K - $73K

$46K

$73K

$46,194 - $73,176 Range

Fasken
4

Fasken

Legal Assistant

$54,996

 /yr
Range: $44K - $72K

$44K

$72K

$43,504 - $72,307 Range

Bennett Jones LLP
3.7

Bennett Jones LLP

Legal Assistant

$49,827

 /yr
Range: $32K - $74K

$32K

$74K

$31,519 - $74,105 Range

Blake, Cassels & Graydon
4.3

Blake, Cassels & Graydon

Legal Assistant

$66,529

 /yr
Range: $46K - $88K

$46K

$88K

$46,333 - $87,891 Range

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
3.9

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Legal Assistant

$54,996

 /yr
Range: $39K - $67K

$39K

$67K

$39,383 - $67,013 Range

McCarthy Tétrault
4.1

McCarthy Tétrault

Legal Assistant

$57,371

 /yr
Range: $51K - $81K

$51K

$81K

$51,031 - $81,496 Range

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Dentons
3.7

Dentons

Legal Assistant

$51,063

 /yr
Range: $41K - $73K

$41K

$73K

$41,200 - $73,490 Range

Aird & Berlis

Legal Assistant

$48,234

 /yr
Range: $38K - $74K

$38K

$74K

$37,657 - $73,857 Range

Hicks Morley
2.9

Hicks Morley

Legal Assistant

$61,748

 /yr
Range: $53K - $75K

$53K

$75K

$53,075 - $74,528 Range

Miller Thomson
3.3

Miller Thomson

Legal Assistant

$57,592

 /yr
Range: $40K - $68K

$40K

$68K

$39,527 - $67,578 Range

Preszler Law Firm
3.5

Preszler Law Firm

Legal Assistant

$41,749

 /yr
Range: $31K - $50K

$31K

$50K

$31,358 - $50,316 Range

Gowling WLG
3.8

Gowling WLG

Legal Assistant

$53,306

 /yr
Range: $43K - $65K

$43K

$65K

$42,874 - $64,951 Range

Stikeman Elliot
3.9

Stikeman Elliot

Legal Assistant

$54,304

 /yr
Range: $47K - $59K

$47K

$59K

$47,297 - $58,823 Range

4

LawFirm.com

Legal Assistant

$49,127

 /yr
Range: $39K - $68K

$39K

$68K

$39,413 - $68,043 Range

Government of Saskatchewan
4

Government of Saskatchewan

Legal Assistant - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $25 - $25

$25

$25

$25 - $25 Range

ICBC (Canada)
3.3

ICBC (Canada)

Legal Assistant - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $21 - $28

$21

$28

$21 - $28 Range

Government of Alberta
3.6

Government of Alberta

Legal Assistant

$55,496

 /yr
Range: $31K - $61K

$31K

$61K

$30,635 - $60,664 Range

Blaney McMurtry
2.9

Blaney McMurtry

Legal Assistant

$56,007

 /yr
Range: $47K - $72K

$47K

$72K

$46,968 - $72,167 Range

Government of Canada
4.1

Government of Canada

Legal Assistant

$56,137

 /yr
Range: $45K - $60K

$45K

$60K

$45,032 - $60,000 Range

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The national average salary for a Legal Assistant is $51,075 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Legal Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 815 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Legal Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Legal Assistant in Canada is $68,697 per year.

The lowest salary for a Legal Assistant in Canada is $37,974 per year.