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

$52,994
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$2,007
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The average salary for a Paralegal with Document Preparation skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $52,994.
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$80k
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Popular Skills for Paralegal

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

Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

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 $44,096 based on 13 salaries. An early career Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,044 based on 64 salaries. A mid-career Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,957 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,685 based on 15 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 17.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (12.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (7.0% less), Atlanta, Georgia (6.6% less) and New York, New York (4.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 132 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.8%
Early Career
48.5%
Mid Career
21.2%
Experienced
11.4%
Late Career
9.1%