The average pay for a Legal Assistant in Fairfax, Virginia is $41,832 per year. A skill in Document Preparation is associated with high pay for this job.

$35,058 - $53,981
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$54K
MEDIAN: $41,832
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$10.07 - $28.43
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$35,058 - $53,981  
   
Bonus
$400.00 - $2,023  
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$33,100 - $56,533  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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$10.07 - $28.43  
   
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$400.00 - $2,023  
   
Total Pay (?
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$33,100 - $56,533  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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About Fairfax, Virginia

Fairfax city, Virginia
23,507
Male:
11,638 (49.5%)
Female:
11,869 (50.5%)
Fairfax (/ˈfɛər.fæks/ FAIR-faks), colloquially Central Fairfax, Downtown Fairfax, Fairfax City, Historic Fairfax, or City of Fairfax, is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census the population was 22,565, which had risen to an estimated 24,013 as of 2015. The city of Fairfax is an enclave within Fairfax County. However, Fairfax County is a separate political entity. The city of Fairfax, and the area immediately surrounding the historical border of the city of Fairfax, also officially designated by Fairfax County as "Fairfax", comprise the county seat of Fairfax County. Situated in Northern Virginia, Fairfax is part of the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is 17 miles (27 km) west of Washington, D.C. The Washington Metro's Orange Line serves Fairfax through its Vienna station. CUE Bus and Metrobus operate in Fairfax. George Mason University (GMU), Virginia's largest public institution, is located just outside...
Fairfax:
$100,584
Virginia:
$64,792
$1,671
Fairfax:
$462,800
Virginia:
$243,500
3.8%

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Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Document Preparation
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Customer Service
0%

National Average
$42,000

Document Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
medical benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 43%
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