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

$43,592
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$700
Bonus
$2,500
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $43,592.
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$32k
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$44k
90%
$66k
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$32k - $66k
Bonus
$350 - $2k
Profit Sharing
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Total Pay
$32k - $64k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Office Administration, Filing Court Documents, Case Management and Client Interaction are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $35,396 based on 5 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,982 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,668 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 26.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (17.8% more) and Miami, Florida (16.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 36 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.9%
Early Career
63.9%
Mid Career
22.2%