The average pay for a Paralegal in Dallas, Texas is $50,880 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Legal Compliance, Real Estate, and Organizational Development. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$35,276 - $72,267
(Median)
$35K
$51K
$72K
MEDIAN: $50,879
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$12.23 - $26.04
(Median)
$12
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,276 - $72,267  
   
Bonus
$297.99 - $9,787  
Total Pay (?
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$32,676 - $73,038  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 107
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$12.23 - $26.04  
   
Overtime
$20.49 - $51.98  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$297.99 - $9,787  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,676 - $73,038  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries




National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 23%

Real Estate
up arrow 19%

Organizational Development
up arrow 12%

Legal Research
0%

National Average
$50,000

Document Preparation
up arrow 2%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 3%

Document Management
up arrow 3%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 4%


Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 9%


Office Administration
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 25%

Typing
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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