Average Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$45,123
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$1,250
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $45,123.
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$34k
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$45k
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$73k
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MEDIAN $45,123
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Salary
$34k - $73k
Bonus
$201 - $5k
Total Pay
$32k - $74k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

Career Paths

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Legal Assistant
Legal Secretary
Paralegal / Legal Assistant
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction, Drafting Correspondence, Office Administration and Document Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

An entry-level Legal Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,000 based on 8 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,324 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,075 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $73,363.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 25.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (25.0% more) and Miami, Florida (16.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 38 survey responses.
Entry Level
21.1%
Early Career
39.5%
Mid Career
13.2%
Experienced
13.2%
Late Career
13.2%