Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$44,468
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$1,474
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $44,468.
10%
$34k
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$44k
90%
$52k
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$34k - $52k
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$35k - $52k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills that pay less than market rate include Document Management, Client Interaction, Drafting Correspondence, Office Administration and Document Preparation.

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 $40,695 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,075 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $77,000.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 2.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (16.4% less), Chicago, Illinois (16.0% less) and New York, New York (3.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 24 survey responses.
Entry Level
33.3%
Mid Career
20.8%
Experienced
20.8%
Late Career
25.0%