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$64,272

Average Base Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,395

Average Bonus
The average corporate paralegal salary in District of Columbia, United States is $64,272 or an hourly rate of $31. This is 12% higher (+$7,128) than the average corporate paralegal salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,395.
Salary by Experience

$52,315

Entry Level Salary

$84,871

Senior Level Salary
An entry level corporate paralegal (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $52,315. On the other end, a senior level corporate paralegal (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $84,871.
Job Description
Assist lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent. Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action. Excludes “Legal Secretaries” (43-6012).
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