Paralegal Schools
In Albany, New York

Paralegal faculty can choose to work at one of 2 paralegal schools in Albany. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of paralegal and paralegal education in Albany, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Albany Vs. New York Paralegal Employment

Albany 1,430
New York 45,240

Exactly 1,430 of New York's 45,240 paralegals work in Albany. There has been a 29% decline in the number of paralegals in Albany between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of paralegals in Albany has decreased, overall employment in Albany has increased.

Albany Vs. New York Paralegal employment growth

50,830 56,060 57,820 53,960 45,240
2,010 2,340 2,250 1,950 1,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Albany

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Albany

$38,835 $39,875 $41,200 $42,945 $43,615
$41,090 $42,830 $44,400 $45,310 $46,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Albany
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Albany

As the number of paralegals in Albany has shrunk, salaries for paralegals have increased. In 2010 paralegals in Albany reportedly earned an average salary of $43,615 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for paralegals in Albany was $38,835 per year. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Albany is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Albany

10th percentile
$29,555
25th percentile
$36,080
50th percentile
$42,360
75th percentile
$50,000
90th percentile
$59,715

Albany paralegals earn a median yearly salary of $42,360. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 102%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,555 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $59,715 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Albany

Homeland Security
$42,903
Paralegal
$43,615
Criminal Justice
$54,997
Court Reporter
$60,520
Law
$66,759

Paralegal salaries in Albany are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Albany

2

There are 2 accredited paralegal schools in the city. Many of Albany's paralegals are graduates of one of these schools.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Albany

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in paralegal offered by Albany's paralegal schools.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Albany

associate
39
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total39

Approximately 39 students completed paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Albany, New York

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