Average Paralegal Salary in Austin, Texas

$50,587
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$1,955
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The average salary for a Paralegal in Austin, Texas is $50,587.
10%
$37k
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$51k
90%
$73k
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$37k - $73k
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$498 - $6k
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$33k - $71k
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Popular Skills for Paralegal

Skills in Document Preparation, Drafting Correspondence and Document Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction and Case Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

An entry-level Paralegal with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,801 based on 19 salaries. An early career Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,083 based on 52 salaries. A mid-career Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,052 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,525 based on 37 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $58,412.
Employees with Paralegal in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 20.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (19.7% more) and Houston, Texas (1.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (7.5% less), New York, New York (1.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 175 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.9%
Early Career
29.7%
Mid Career
20.6%
Experienced
21.1%
Late Career
17.7%