Average Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Salary in Seattle, Washington

$50,273
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$750
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in Seattle, Washington is $50,273.
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$38k
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$50k
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$68k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Filing Court Documents, Client Interaction, Office Administration and Document Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $39,478 based on 7 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,586 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,662 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $66,425.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 14.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (11.4% more) and San Diego, California (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (17.4% less), Chicago, Illinois (10.0% less) and Houston, Texas (1.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 124 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.6%
Early Career
68.5%
Experienced
12.9%
Late Career
12.9%