Average Legal Assistant with Client Interaction Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$44,148
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$750
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Client Interaction skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $44,148.
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$33k
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$44k
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$68k
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MEDIAN $44,148
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Salary
$33k - $68k
Bonus
$0 - $750
Total Pay
$32k - $67k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Legal Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Legal Assistant
Legal Secretary
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $40,797 based on 5 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,337 based on 19 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 22.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (10.7% more) and New York, New York (4.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (8.3% less), Houston, Texas (1.4% less) and Portland, Oregon (1.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 24 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.8%
Early Career
79.2%