Salary guide 2022

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Toronto

Private Practice
Years Experience
Large Firm
Medium Firm
Small Firm
1 year $130,000 $104,000 Varies
2 years $150,000 $120,000
3 years $175,000 $140,000
4 years $195,000 $156,000
5 years $215,000 $172,000
6 years $235,000 $188,000
7 years $255,000 $204,000
8 years
9 years
10 years
10 years+
In House
Years Experience
Average Salary Range
0-2 years $110,000 – $140,000
3-5 years $140,000 – $180,000
6-8 years $180,000 – $200,000
9+ years/General Counsel $200,000 – $300,000

Montreal

Private Practice
Years Experience
Large Firm
Medium Firm
Small Firm
1 year $110,000 $80,000 Varies
2 years $120,000 $90,000
3 years $135,000 $105,000
4 years $150,000 $120,000
5 years $165,000 $130,000
6 years $175,000 $140,000
7 years $190,000 $150,000
8 years
9 years
10 years
10 years+
In House
Years Experience
Average Salary Range
0-2 years $85,000 – $100,000
3-5 years $95,000 – $125,000
6-8 years $120,000 – $155,000
9+ years/General Counsel $150,000+

Vancouver

Private Practice
Years Exp.
Large Firm
Medium Firm
Small Firm
1 year $115,000 $92,000 Varies
2 years $125,000 $100,000
3 years $140,000 $112,000
4 years $155,000 $124,000
5 years $175,000 $140,000
6 years $190,000 $152,000
7 years $200,000 $160,000
8 years
9 years
10 years
10 years+
In House
Years Exp.
Average Salary
3-8 years $130,000 – $200,000
9+ years/General Counsel $190,000 – $250,000

Calgary

Private Practice
Years Experience
Large Firm
Medium Firm
Small Firm
1 year $100,000 $80,000 Varies
2 years $115,000 $92,000
3 years $145,000 $116,000
4 years $165,000 $132,000
5 years $185,000 $148,000
In House
Years Experience
Average Salary Range
3-8 years $135,000 – $150,000
8-15 years $175,000 – $200,000
General Counsel $225,000 – $275,000