Average Legal Assistant with Document Management Skills Salary in Seattle, Washington

$49,124
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$1,179
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Document Management skills in Seattle, Washington is $49,124.
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$37k
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MEDIAN $49,124
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Salary
$37k - $70k
Bonus
$200 - $4k
Total Pay
$32k - $68k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

Career Paths

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Legal Assistant
Legal Secretary
Paralegal / Legal Assistant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Filing Court Documents and Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction and 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 $41,212 based on 5 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,259 based on 44 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,611 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,327 based on 11 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 17.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (14.2% more) and Portland, Oregon (7.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (15.4% less), Atlanta, Georgia (11.5% less) and New York, New York (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 71 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.0%
Early Career
62.0%
Mid Career
15.5%
Experienced
15.5%