Average Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$52,668
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$600
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $52,668.
25%
$48k
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$53k
75%
$74k
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$48k - $74k
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$46k - $64k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $35,843 based on 5 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,544 based on 23 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Virginia Beach, Virginia (24.1% less), Portland, Oregon (24.1% less) and New York, New York (9.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 28 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.9%
Early Career
82.1%