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Paralegal Salary in Houston, Texas

A Paralegal in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $49,636 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Legal Compliance, Document Management, and Litigation Case Management.

$31,539 - $69,694
(Median)
$32K
$50K
$70K
MEDIAN: $49,635
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90%

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$13.24 - $28.67
(Median)
$13
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$31,539 - $69,694  
   
Bonus
$97.87 - $6,213  
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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$30,624 - $72,953  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 185
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.24 - $28.67  
   
Overtime
$22.43 - $49.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$97.87 - $6,213  
   
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).
)
$30,624 - $72,953  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | 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.

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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 24%



Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Document Preparation
up arrow 1%

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 1%

Case Management
0%

Drafting Correspondence
0%

National Average
$48,000

Medical Records
up arrow 3%

Legal Research
up arrow 6%

Client Interaction
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%


Typing
up arrow 17%

Spanish Language
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 27%
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