How much does a Paralegal make?

Updated Jan. 18, 2022
$59,294 /yr
Average Base Pay

200 salaries

$43K

Low

$59K

Average

$81K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Paralegal make? The national average salary for a Paralegal is $59,294 in Canada. Filter by location to see Paralegal salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 200 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Paralegal employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Paralegal$59,294 /yr
L3
Senior Paralegal$73,713 /yr
L4
Lead Paralegal$61,507 /yr
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$16

per year

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$60,266

per year

Corporate Paralegal

$61,856

per year

Immigration Paralegal

$50,848

per year

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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
3.9

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Paralegal

$70,936

 /yr
Range: $52K - $128K
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$52K

$128K

$51,689 - $128,104 Range

Government of Canada
4.1

Government of Canada

Paralegal

$71,343

 /yr
Range: $68K - $92K

$68K

$92K

$68,359 - $92,235 Range

Miller Thomson
3.4

Miller Thomson

Paralegal

$66,530

 /yr
Range: $56K - $82K

$56K

$82K

$56,045 - $81,674 Range

Bennett Jones LLP
3.7

Bennett Jones LLP

Paralegal

$65,442

 /yr
Range: $42K - $80K

$42K

$80K

$41,829 - $79,772 Range

XCopper Legal Services
2.6

XCopper Legal Services

Paralegal

$41,404

 /yr
Range: $39K - $55K

$39K

$55K

$39,138 - $55,294 Range

ICBC (Canada)
3.2

ICBC (Canada)

Paralegal

$59,774

 /yr
Range: $59K - $63K

$59K

$63K

$58,686 - $62,826 Range

Gowling WLG
3.7

Gowling WLG

Paralegal

$56,625

 /yr
Range: $46K - $71K

$46K

$71K

$45,504 - $71,031 Range

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Fasken
4

Fasken

Paralegal

$56,931

 /yr
Range: $50K - $58K

$50K

$58K

$49,866 - $58,309 Range

LawFirm.com
4

LawFirm.com

Paralegal

$51,096

 /yr
Range: $50K - $72K

$50K

$72K

$50,481 - $71,535 Range

ROBIC
4.1

ROBIC

Paralegal

$42,128

 /yr
Range: $37K - $53K

$37K

$53K

$37,106 - $53,008 Range

Arlyn Recruiting

Arlyn Recruiting

Paralegal

$73,725

 /yr
Range: $72K - $74K

$72K

$74K

$71,654 - $73,725 Range

Slater Vecchio
2.8

Slater Vecchio

Paralegal

$71,358

 /yr
Range: $68K - $83K

$68K

$83K

$68,459 - $82,693 Range

Robinson Sheppard Shapiro

Paralegal

$55,129

 /yr
Range: $53K - $55K

$53K

$55K

$53,082 - $55,129 Range

Govedaris Lawyers

Govedaris Lawyers

Paralegal

$44,493

 /yr
Range: $41K - $44K

$41K

$44K

$41,404 - $44,493 Range

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Charness, Charness & Charness

Paralegal - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $16 - $19

$16

$19

$16 - $19 Range

PwC
3.9

PwC

Paralegal
About 

$59K -$66K

$59K

$66K

$58,681 - $65,788 Range

Robert Half
3.9

Robert Half

Paralegal
About 

$53K -$77K

$53K

$77K

$52,765 - $76,836 Range

GardaWorld
3.4

GardaWorld

Paralegal
About 

$44K -$50K

$44K

$50K

$44,229 - $49,617 Range

BC Public Service
3.9

BC Public Service

Paralegal
About 

$61K -$72K

$61K

$72K

$61,472 - $72,234 Range

McCarthy Tétrault
4.1

McCarthy Tétrault

Paralegal
About 

$47K -$88K

$47K

$88K

$46,780 - $88,338 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Paralegal salaries

The national average salary for a Paralegal is $59,294 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Paralegal salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 200 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Paralegal employees.

The highest salary for a Paralegal in Canada is $81,184 per year.

The lowest salary for a Paralegal in Canada is $43,307 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$40,000
per year
A Paralegal in the Toronto Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$76,000
per year
A Paralegal in the Vancouver Area area reported making $76,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Non-profit Organisation