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

$47,500
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Typing skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $47,500.
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$34k
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$82k
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MEDIAN $47,500
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$34k - $82k
Total Pay
$31k - $82k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Legal Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Legal Assistant
Legal Secretary
Paralegal / Legal Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills that pay less than market rate include Filing Court Documents, 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 $40,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,494 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $78,471.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earn an average of 18.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (12.0% more) and New York, New York (6.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (7.8% less), Dallas, Texas (4.2% less) and Houston, Texas (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 19 survey responses.
Entry Level
26.3%
Early Career
42.1%
Late Career
31.6%