How much does a Paralegal IV make in Washington, DC? The average Paralegal IV salary in Washington, DC is $102,462 as of November 29, 2021, but the range typically falls between $90,772 and $114,775. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Paralegal IV

Paralegal IV assists and supports attorneys with research for trial or due diligence. Researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes. Being a Paralegal IV prepares legal documents, such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, etc. May direct the work of clerical or other support staff. May be responsible for the creation and administration of legal databases. Additionally, Paralegal IV has complete understanding of technical legal terminology. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to an attorney. Typically requires paralegal certification. Paralegal IV is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. To be a Paralegal IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Fiscal Year Ended in 2020
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