Paralegal in Houston, Texas Salary

The average pay for a Paralegal in Houston, Texas is $46,749 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Litigation Case Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,655 - $67,577
$30K
$46K
$68K
MEDIAN: $46,262
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$12.01 - $29.55
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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$0$68K
Salary $29,655 - $67,577
Bonus $480.47 - $8,068
Profit Sharing $3,900
Commission $0.00
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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$29,178 - $68,537
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 111
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $12.01 - $29.55
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $22.05 - $47.72
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $480.47 - $8,068
Commission $0.00
Profit Sharing $3,900
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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$29,178 - $68,537
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 74

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

Pay by Experience for a Paralegal has a positive trend. An entry-level Paralegal with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 101 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Paralegal with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 43 salaries. A Paralegal with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 19 salaries.

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Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

▲36%

▲15%

▲10%

National Average
$44,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries









Knowledge Discovery
▲1%


Case Management
▼0%

Client Interaction
▼0%

Typing
▼0%

National Average
$44,000


Spanish Language
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 28%
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