How much does a Paralegal I make in Houston, TX? The average Paralegal I salary in Houston, TX is $59,058 as of August 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $52,227 and $66,685. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Paralegal I

Paralegal I assists and supports attorneys with research for trial or due diligence. Researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes. Being a Paralegal I prepares legal documents, such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, etc. Understands technical legal terminology. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Additionally, Paralegal I typically reports to an attorney. Typically requires paralegal certification. The Paralegal I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Paralegal I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Fiscal Year Ended in 2017
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About Houston, Texas    Houston is located 165 miles (266 km) east of Austin, 88 miles (142 km) west of the Louisiana border, and 250 miles (400 km) south of Dallas. The city....More

Houston, Texas  area prices were up 2.3% from a year ago    View the Cost of Living in Houston, Texas

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