Paralegal with Legal Research Skills in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

A Paralegal with Legal Research skills in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $43,303 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$36,651 - $72,270
$37K
$44K
$72K
MEDIAN: $44,287
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50%
90%

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$21.32 - $22.65
$22
MEDIAN: $21.97
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$0$72K
Salary $36,651 - $72,270
Bonus $715 - $4,894
Total Pay (?
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$38,220 - $72,474
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 31
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $21.97
Overtime $28.99 - $59.60
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $715 - $4,894
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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$38,220 - $72,474
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • 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
5.0%

Paralegal Job Listings

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
8%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Experienced
▲67%

Mid-Career
▲15%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 11%
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