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

$41,389
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Client Interaction skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $41,389.
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$32k
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$48k
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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Assistants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistants?

An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,135 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,600 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 16.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (2.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (19.2% less), Dallas, Texas (18.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (18.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 30 survey responses.
Early Career
83.3%
Mid Career
16.7%