Average Entry-Level Paralegal with Document Preparation Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$44,027
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$1,017
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Paralegal with Document Preparation skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $44,027.
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$37k
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$53k
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What Are Popular Skills for Paralegals?

Skills in Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Document Management, Client Interaction and Legal Research.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Paralegals?

An early career Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46,245 based on 68 salaries. A mid-career Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,957 based on 30 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 .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (16.4% less), Austin, Texas (14.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (12.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 123 survey responses.
Early Career
55.3%
Mid Career
24.4%
Experienced
10.6%
Late Career
9.8%