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Paralegal Salary in Houston, Texas

A Paralegal in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $50,650 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Legal Compliance, Litigation Case Management, Document Management, and Microsoft Word.
$31,116 - $69,540
(Median)
$31K
$51K
$70K
MEDIAN: $50,649
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$13.41 - $28.69
(Median)
$13
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$31,116 - $69,540  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,182  
Profit Sharing
$625 - $2,750  
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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$30,502 - $72,181  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 170
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.41 - $28.69  
   
Overtime
$21.26 - $49.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,182  
   
Profit Sharing
$625 - $2,750  
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).
)
$30,502 - $72,181  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal in Houston, Texas

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Paralegal in Houston, Texas Salaries




National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal in Houston, Texas Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 25%



Microsoft Word
up arrow 11%


Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 4%

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 1%

Medical Records
0%

National Average
$48,000

Case Management
up arrow 5%

Legal Research
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Client Interaction
up arrow 8%

Office Administration
up arrow 8%

Typing
up arrow 21%

Spanish Language
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 26%