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

$40,695
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $40,695.
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$32k
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$41k
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$53k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,169 based on 18 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 $73,363.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 36.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (12.6% less), Chicago, Illinois (10.3% less) and Los Angeles, California (5.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 33 survey responses.
Early Career
54.5%
Mid Career
15.2%
Experienced
15.2%
Late Career
15.2%