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

$43,655
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$2,000
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Legal Research skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $43,655.
10%
$33k
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$44k
90%
$65k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Office Administration, Filing Court Documents, Drafting Correspondence and Client Interaction 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 $41,436 based on 8 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,618 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,400 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 37.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (22.6% more) and Seattle, Washington (17.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (17.6% less) and New York, New York (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 26 survey responses.
Entry Level
30.8%
Early Career
50.0%
Mid Career
19.2%