How much does a Certified Paralegal make in Washington, DC? The average Certified Paralegal salary in Washington, DC is $59,254 as of August 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $46,247 and $81,533. 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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What is a Certified Paralegal?

A Certified Paralegal or certified legal assistant is the title of paralegals in the United States who have met certain education and work experience requirements and have passed one of a number of available certification exams. The primary function of paralegals is to assist attorneys in the delivery of legal services. According to the American Bar Association: “A legal assistant or paralegal is a person, qualified by education, training and/or work experience who is employed or retained by a lawyer, law office, corporation, governmental agency or other entity and who performs specifically ...

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Special Counsel - Washington , DC
Paralegal Certificate Preferred * Proficient with Microsoft Office software products including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. * Proficient with cite-checking, Bluebook Equal Opportunity ...
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PAE Incorporated - Washington , DC
Requires paralegal certificate, JD, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study. * One year of legal training or legal experience or at least two ...
Pacific Architects and Engineers Incorporated - 24 days ago
Brookfield Properties - Washington Navy Yard , DC
Certificate from an ABA-certified paralegal program or qualifying legal experience. * Minimum of 3-5 years of experience as a paralegal in a law firm or large company, preferably in the real estate ...
LinkedIn - 28 days ago
Paralegal certificate required. At least 2 years as a litigation paralegal with comparable job responsibilities, preferably in personal injury. Prevail Case Management experience a major plus. Skills ...
Jobot - 8 days ago
Hollingsworth LLP - Washington Navy Yard , DC
A paralegal certificate is preferred. A background in science is a plus. At least two years of experience with a litigation law firm required, including familiarity with litigation support programs
LinkedIn - Today
Nasdaq - Rockville , MD
Collects signatures for SEC filings, M&A transactions and compliance certifications. * Pulls due ... At least 3 years experience as a paralegal, preferably with a corporate legal department. * Special ...
NASDAQ - 9 days ago
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What is the average salary for Certified Paralegal in 2021?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Certified Paralegal in Washington, DC. The base salary for Certified Paralegal ranges from $46,247 to $81,533 with the average base salary of $59,254. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $46,247 to $81,533 with the average total cash compensation of $59,254.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $59,254 $46,247 - $81,533
Bonus $0 $0 - $0
Total Pay $59,254 $46,247 - $81,533
* Base Salary represents gross income before taxes and deductions. It does not include additional pay such as benefits, bonuses, profit sharing or commissions.
* Total Pay combines base salary, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job.
CITY, STATE AVERAGE SALARY RANGE COMPARE TO Washington, DC
CITY, STATE Arlington, VA AVERAGE SALARY RANGE $46,247 - $81,533 COMPARE TO Washington, DC 0%
CITY, STATE Alexandria, VA AVERAGE SALARY RANGE $46,247 - $81,533 COMPARE TO Washington, DC 0%
CITY, STATE Annandale, VA AVERAGE SALARY RANGE $46,247 - $81,533 COMPARE TO Washington, DC 0%
CITY, STATE Bowie, MD AVERAGE SALARY RANGE $46,149 - $81,362 COMPARE TO Washington, DC
CITY, STATE Bethesda, MD AVERAGE SALARY RANGE $46,247 - $81,533 COMPARE TO Washington, DC 0%
CITY, STATE Silver Spring, MD AVERAGE SALARY RANGE $46,247 - $81,533 COMPARE TO Washington, DC 0%
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