Legal Secretary with Drafting Correspondence Skills in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average pay for a Legal Secretary with Drafting Correspondence skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $77,527 per year.

$47,344 - $88,212
$47K
$78K
$88K
MEDIAN: $77,526
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$16.50 - $33.80
$31
MEDIAN: $30
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$47,344 - $88,212  
   
Bonus
$705 - $9,933  
Profit Sharing
$4,300  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$43,987 - $93,859  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$30.90  
   
Overtime
$47.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$705 - $9,933  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,300  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$43,987 - $93,859  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Legal Secretary

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
60%
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Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$75,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
60%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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