Average Mid-Career Paralegal with Document Preparation Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$60,957
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$1,965
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Paralegal with Document Preparation skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $60,957.
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$44k
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$77k
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$45k - $81k
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What Are Popular Skills for Paralegals?

Skills in Legal Research, Case Management, Client Interaction, Document Management and Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Paralegals?

An entry-level Paralegal with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,189 based on 13 salaries. An early career Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,245 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,093 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,480.
Employees with Paralegal in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 10.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (18.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (16.7% less) and Houston, Texas (12.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 103 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.6%
Early Career
64.1%
Experienced
12.6%
Late Career
10.7%