The average salary for a Corporate Paralegal with Corporate skills in Houston, Texas is $68,786.
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Job Description for Corporate Paralegal
Many large companies have a legal department staffed by attorneys who help ensure that the organization’s business, selling, and hiring practices all adhere to laws. These departments also represent the company in the event of any legal actions. A corporate paralegal typically works in this legal department to assist the attorneys with a variety of tasks. Usually, the paralegal assumes office administrative tasks such as document drafting and categorization. The paralegal also helps perform res…Read more
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Popular Skills for Corporate Paralegal
Legal Document Review
Skills in Legal Compliance and Corporate Governance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Contract Management, Document Management and Legal Document Review.
Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Paralegal
A mid-career Corporate Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $68,803 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Corporate Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,250.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Corporate Paralegal in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 29.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (11.1% more) and Seattle, Washington (10.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (4.7% less) and Dallas, Texas (3.9% less).
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