Average Experienced Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$75,076
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$3,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $75,076.
25%
$67k
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$75k
75%
$81k
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$67k - $81k
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$38k - $86k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills that pay less than market rate include Organizing, Office Administration, Filing Court Documents and Document Management.

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 $40,110 based on 8 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,949 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,984 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $76,841.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (40.5% less), Chicago, Illinois (28.8% less) and Houston, Texas (27.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 64 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.5%
Early Career
62.5%
Mid Career
14.1%
Late Career
10.9%