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

$42,651
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$500
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Microsoft Office skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $42,651.
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$35k
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$43k
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$65k
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What Do Legal Assistants Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Assistants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistants?

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 $39,381 based on 7 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,933 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,199 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 22.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (18.6% more) and Houston, Texas (10.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (4.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 19 survey responses.
Entry Level
36.8%
Early Career
36.8%
Mid Career
26.3%