Paralegal in Dallas, Texas Salary

The average salary for a Paralegal in Dallas, Texas is $50,187 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Real Estate and Organizational Development. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$34,157 - $72,541
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$73K
MEDIAN: $50,187
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$12.27 - $26.26
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MEDIAN: $17.40
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Salary
$34,157 - $72,541  
   
Bonus
$352.40 - $9,910  
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$31,946 - $73,374  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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Hourly Rate
$12.27 - $26.26  
   
Overtime
$21.14 - $52.84  
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Bonus
$352.40 - $9,910  
   
Total Pay (?
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$31,946 - $73,374  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,300,082
Male:
639,019 (49.2%)
Female:
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...
Dallas:
$45,918
Texas:
$55,653
$903
Dallas:
$152,400
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

Pay by Experience for a Paralegal has a positive trend. An entry-level Paralegal with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 59 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Paralegal with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 31 salaries. A Paralegal with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 12 salaries.

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

▲29%

▲10%

▲1%

National Average
$49,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Real Estate
▲21%

Organizational Development
▲14%


National Average
$49,000





Drafting Correspondence
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼4%

Knowledge Discovery
▼7%


Office Administration
▼19%

Medical Records
▼24%

Microsoft Word
▼25%

Typing
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 20%