Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Typing Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$40,494
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Typing skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $40,494.
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$34k
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$40k
75%
$46k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Office Administration, Drafting Correspondence, Client Interaction and Filing Court Documents are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $78,471.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 13.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (4.6% more) and Seattle, Washington (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (30.9% less), Chicago, Illinois (10.5% less) and Dallas, Texas (7.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 11 survey responses.
Entry Level
45.5%
Late Career
54.5%