How much does a Certified Paralegal make in Houston, TX? The average Certified Paralegal salary in Houston, TX is $54,559 as of August 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $42,582 and $75,073. 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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What is a Certified Paralegal?

A Certified Paralegal or certified legal assistant is the title of paralegals in the United States who have met certain education and work experience requirements and have passed one of a number of available certification exams. The primary function of paralegals is to assist attorneys in the delivery of legal services. According to the American Bar Association: “A legal assistant or paralegal is a person, qualified by education, training and/or work experience who is employed or retained by a lawyer, law office, corporation, governmental agency or other entity and who performs specifically ...

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Parkins Lee & Rubio LLP - Houston , TX
Bachelor's degree or Paralegal certificate
LinkedIn - 1 day ago
Jobot - Houston , TX
... Paralegal certification (preferred but not required) Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button.
Jobot - 38 days ago
Collier Legal Search - Houston , TX
Collier Legal Search is looking for several experienced probate paralegal for a long-term contract ... Bachelor Degree or PL Certificate is preferred * Will work with a team Excellent pay rate
LinkedIn - 43 days ago
Jobot - Houston , TX
Texas Notary Public certification is recommended. Bachelor's Degree is a plus. Required Work Experience At least four years of solid real estate development paralegal experience working on large ...
Jobot - 59 days ago
Tracton Law Firm, PLLC - Sugar Land , TX
Bachelor's degree or Paralegal certificate preferred but not mandatory
LinkedIn - 15 days ago
Pye Legal Group - Houston , TX
Have a Paralegal Certificate or an Associate's Degree. * 4+ years of real estate development experience. * Experience in real estate project acquisition and development work. * Experience in ...
LinkedIn - 12 days ago
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What is the average salary for Certified Paralegal in 2021?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Certified Paralegal in Houston, TX. The base salary for Certified Paralegal ranges from $42,582 to $75,073 with the average base salary of $54,559. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $42,582 to $75,073 with the average total cash compensation of $54,559.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $54,559 $42,582 - $75,073
Bonus $0 $0 - $0
Total Pay $54,559 $42,582 - $75,073
* Base Salary represents gross income before taxes and deductions. It does not include additional pay such as benefits, bonuses, profit sharing or commissions.
* Total Pay combines base salary, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job.
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CITY, STATE Round Rock, TX AVERAGE SALARY RANGE $40,703 - $71,761 COMPARE TO Houston, TX
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