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

$47,500
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$750
Bonus
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Microsoft Office skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $47,500.
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$35k
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$48k
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$71k
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MEDIAN $47,500
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Salary
$35k - $71k
Bonus
$197 - $3k
Total Pay
$34k - $69k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Legal Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Legal Assistant
Legal Secretary
Paralegal / Legal Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills that pay less than market rate include Filing Court Documents, Drafting Correspondence, Office Administration and Document Preparation.

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 $39,307 based on 7 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,909 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 4.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (3.0% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (8.9% less), Seattle, Washington (7.1% less) and Los Angeles, California (5.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 23 survey responses.
Entry Level
30.4%
Early Career
30.4%
Mid Career
39.1%