Paralegal and related occupations

National Occupation Code (NOC): 4211  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Paralegals prepare legal documents and conduct research to assist lawyers or other professionals. Independent paralegals provide legal services to the public as allowed by government legislation, or provide paralegal services on contract to law firms or other establishments. Notaries public administer oaths, take affidavits, sign legal documents and perform other activities according to the scope of their practice. Trademark agents advise clients on intellectual property matters. Paralegals are employed by law firms, by record search companies and in legal departments throughout the public and private sectors. Independent paralegals are usually self-employed. Notaries public are employed by government and in the public and private sectors or they may be self-employed. Trademark agents are employed by law firms and legal departments throughout the public and private sectors, trademark development and search firms or they may be self-employed.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Abstractor
  • Brief Writer - Law
  • British Columbia Notary Public
  • Collection Paralegal
  • Commercial Law Clerk
  • Commercial Law Paralegal
  • Contract Clerk - Law
  • Conveyance Clerk
  • Copyright Agent
  • Corporate Law And Litigation Clerk
  • Corporate Law Clerk
  • Corporate Paralegal
  • Corporate Securities Law Clerk
  • Corporation Paralegal
  • Court And Tribunal Agent
  • Criminal Law Clerk
  • Criminal Law Paralegal
  • Family Law Clerk
  • Family Law Paralegal
  • Foreclosure Clerk
  • Foreclosure Paralegal
  • Independent Paralegal
  • Insurance Law Clerk
  • Insurance Paralegal
  • Labour Law Clerk
  • Labour Law Paralegal
  • Land Titles Clerk
  • Land Titles Examiner
  • Law Clerk
  • Law Clerk To Judge
  • Lay Notary Public
  • Lease And Title Clerk
  • Legal Researcher
  • Legal Technician
  • Litigation Law Clerk
  • Litigation Paralegal
  • Mortgage And Real Estate Paralegal
  • Notary Public
  • Notary Public (British Columbia)
  • Notary Public (outside Quebec)
  • Notary Public Clerk
  • Oil And Gas Property Paralegal
  • Oil And Gas Rights Law Clerk
  • Oil And Gas Rights Paralegal
  • Paralegal
  • Property Paralegal
  • Real Estate Law Clerk
  • Real Estate Paralegal
  • Registered Trademark Agent
  • Tax Law Clerk
  • Tax Paralegal
  • Title And Lease Clerk
  • Title Examiner
  • Title Searcher
  • Trademark Agent
  • Transfer-of-title Clerk
  • Wills And Estates Law Clerk
  • Wills And Estates Paralegal
  • Commercial Law Clerk
  • Corporate Paralegal
  • Family Law Paralegal
  • Independent Paralegal
  • Land Titles Examiner
  • Legal Researcher
  • Notary Public
  • Paralegal
  • Real Estate Law Clerk
  • Title Searcher
  • Trademark Agent
  • Law Clerk

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for paralegal and related occupations.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for paralegal and related occupations.

Sex Median Income
Male $0
Female $0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (31 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for paralegal and related occupations.

$0.00
Lowest Observed
$80,000.00
Highest Observed
$45,000.00
25th Percentile
$50,140.68
Average
$54,911.00
Median
$60,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for paralegal and related occupations

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 0
25 to 34 years 0
35 to 44 years 0
45 to 54 years 0
55 to 64 years 0
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for paralegal and related occupations. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 0
Part Time 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for paralegal and related occupations. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 0
Female 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for paralegal and related occupations. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 0
Self Employed 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for paralegal and related occupations. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 0
Unemployed 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for paralegal and related occupations. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 0
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 0
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 0
Total 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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