Paralegal Salary in Houston, Texas

A Paralegal in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $49,357 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Legal Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.

$31,998 - $69,273
(Median)
$32K
$49K
$69K
MEDIAN: $49,357
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$13.35 - $28.37
(Median)
$13
$18
$28
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$31,998 - $69,273  
   
Bonus
$100.67 - $6,153  
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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$30,860 - $72,130  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 202
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.35 - $28.37  
   
Overtime
$21.52 - $49.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$100.67 - $6,153  
   
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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$30,860 - $72,130  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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Experience Affects Paralegal in Houston, Texas Salaries




National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal in Houston, Texas Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 23%



Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Document Preparation
up arrow 1%

National Average
$48,000

Medical Records
up arrow 1%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 2%

Legal Research
up arrow 4%


Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 6%


Client Interaction
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Typing
up arrow 16%

Spanish Language
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 27%
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