Average Legal Assistant with Office Administration Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$44,185
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$1,200
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Office Administration skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $44,185.
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$39k
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$44k
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$65k
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MEDIAN $44,185
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Salary
$39k - $65k
Bonus
$600 - $4k
Total Pay
$37k - $68k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Filing Court Documents and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction and 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 $42,418 based on 8 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,131 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,500 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,500 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 26.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.5% more) and Chicago, Illinois (7.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (9.6% less), Atlanta, Georgia (8.7% less) and Houston, Texas (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 50 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.0%
Early Career
62.0%
Mid Career
12.0%
Experienced
10.0%