Average Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Document Management Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$40,982
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Document Management skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $40,982.
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$35k
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$44k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Legal Research, Office Administration and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Document Preparation and 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 $43,270 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,414 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 22.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (0.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (36.4% less) and New York, New York (0.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 20 survey responses.
Early Career
70.0%
Experienced
30.0%