Paralegal Schools
In Arlington, Virginia

In Arlington, there are 2 paralegal schools where paralegal faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of paralegal and paralegal education in Arlington, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal
  • Bachelors degree in Paralegal
  • Masters degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Arlington Vs. Virginia Paralegal Employment

Arlington 17,370
Virginia 10,680

Of the 10,680 paralegals employed in Virginia, 17,370 work in Arlington. Between 2006 and 2010, in Arlington, there has been a 10% decline in the number of paralegals. As the employment for paralegals in Arlington has decreased, overall employment in Arlington has increased.

Arlington Vs. Virginia Paralegal employment growth

10,920 11,370 11,430 11,070 10,680
19,280 19,730 18,690 18,800 17,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Arlington

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Arlington

$54,740 $57,100 $59,055 $60,630 $60,370
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Arlington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Arlington

In Arlington, salaries for paralegals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $60,370 per year was earned by paralegals in Arlington. Four years earlier in 2006, paralegals in Arlington made an average salary of $54,740 per year. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Arlington is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Arlington

10th percentile
$36,730
25th percentile
$45,385
50th percentile
$57,325
75th percentile
$73,245
90th percentile
$90,430

Paralegals make a median salary of $57,325 per year in Arlington. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,730 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $90,430 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Arlington

Court Reporter
$44,640
Homeland Security
$58,988
Criminal Justice
$59,066
Paralegal
$60,370
Law
$70,861

Arlington paralegals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Arlington

2

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

Paralegal Programs Offered In Arlington

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

Arlington's paralegal schools offer 3 paralegal degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Arlington

associate
11
bachelor
0
master
6
doctor
0
Certificate
6
Total23

Approximately 23 students completed paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Arlington, Virginia

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