Paralegal in Houston, Texas Salary

A Paralegal in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $49,480 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.

$33,151 - $69,027
(Median)
$33K
$49K
$69K
MEDIAN: $49,480
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$12.79 - $28.11
(Median)
$13
$18
$28
MEDIAN: $17.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,151 - $69,027  
   
Bonus
$240.88 - $6,716  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$30,868 - $71,753  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 231
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.79 - $28.11  
   
Overtime
$21.61 - $50.26  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$240.88 - $6,716  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$30,868 - $71,753  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 83
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries




National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 18%



National Average
$48,000

Document Preparation
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Case Management
up arrow 3%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 3%

Medical Records
up arrow 3%

Legal Research
up arrow 4%

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%



Typing
up arrow 15%

Spanish Language
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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