Sunday, March 13, 2011

Texas Paralegal Division Releases 2010 Salary Survey Results

The Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas has released its 2010 Salary Survey results.

This survey reports on paralegals in Texas in 2010, including their work, compensation and benefits.

Statistics are presented on the organizations or firms’ paralegals work in, paralegals’ salaries, how billing for paralegal work is done, paralegals’ education and certification(s), and employee benefits.

The information in this report was gathered in the 2010 State Bar of Texas Paralegal Division Compensation Survey, which was available to the members of the State Bar of Texas Paralegal Division and other invited groups from November 15, 2010 through December 15, 2010.

The survey was conducted online through the Paralegal Division website. There were 1,425 completed surveys that were used for this report.

It's interesting to note that the median gross annual salary for paralegals working in corporate legal departments is $66,852; in a law firm it's $48,641; and in government entity it's $45,751. Of the paralegals responding, 71.5% work in law firms.

Whether you work in Texas or not, this is survey contains valuable information that can help you plan and focus your paralegal career. Follow this link to access the survey results.

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