The average pay for a Paralegal in Houston, Texas is $46,423 per year. A skill in Litigation Case Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$31,036 - $68,149
(Median)
$31K
$46K
$68K
MEDIAN: $46,422
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$11.29 - $25.61
(Median)
$11
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,036 - $68,149  
   
Bonus
$309.13 - $7,977  
Profit Sharing
$1,800  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$29,901 - $69,376  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 138
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.29 - $25.61  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$23.21 - $47.82  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$309.13 - $7,977  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$1,800  
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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$29,901 - $69,376  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries




National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries



Case Management
up arrow 3%

Legal Research
up arrow 3%

Document Preparation
up arrow 2%

Medical Records
up arrow 2%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

Knowledge Discovery
0%

National Average
$45,000

Client Interaction
up arrow 1%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 3%

Typing
up arrow 4%


Spanish Language
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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