Entry-Level Paralegal in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Paralegal in Washington, District of Columbia is $43,627 per year.

$35,934 - $55,755
$36K
$44K
$56K
MEDIAN: $43,804
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$14.91 - $24.99
$15
$22
$25
MEDIAN: $22.14
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$35,934 - $55,755  
   
Bonus
$481.77 - $4,122  
Total Pay (?
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$36,206 - $56,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 85
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.91 - $24.99  
   
Overtime
$28.32 - $37.98  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$481.77 - $4,122  
   
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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$36,206 - $56,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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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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Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
5%
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Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Document Management
▲8%

Microsoft Office
▲3%

Legal Compliance
▲3%

Document Preparation
▲1%

Case Management
▲1%

National Average
$45,000

Litigation Case Management
▼1%

Drafting Correspondence
▼1%

Technical Writing
▼1%

Legal Research
▼2%

Client Interaction
▼2%

Office Administration
▼2%

Typing
▼4%

Microsoft Word
▼5%

Spanish Language
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 10%
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