Paralegal Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

The city of Atlanta has 4 schools where paralegal faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the paralegal academic community in Atlanta, and the future trends. Academia in paralegal includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Paralegal Employment

Atlanta 9,850
Georgia 13,840

Of the 13,840 paralegals employed in Georgia, 9,850 work in Atlanta. There has been a 4% growth in the number of paralegals in Atlanta between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Paralegal employment growth

13,000 13,660 14,950 13,390 13,840
9,480 9,640 10,560 8,930 9,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$42,980 $46,135 $47,960 $51,265 $48,710
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

Salaries for paralegals in Atlanta have increased. In 2010 Atlanta paralegals earned an average yearly salary of $48,710. Paralegals in Atlanta made a yearly average salary of $42,980, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Atlanta is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Atlanta

10th percentile
$30,170
25th percentile
$35,780
50th percentile
$46,895
75th percentile
$60,420
90th percentile
$70,860

Paralegals make a median salary of $46,895 per year in Atlanta. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 135%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,170 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $70,860 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Atlanta

Homeland Security
$36,143
Criminal Justice
$37,369
Court Reporter
$40,770
Paralegal
$48,710
Law
$60,005

On average paralegal salaries in Atlanta are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Atlanta

4

Many of Atlanta's paralegals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited paralegal schools in the city.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Atlanta

associate
3
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total7

Atlanta's paralegal schools offer 7 paralegal degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Atlanta

associate
32
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
20
Total52

Approximately 52 students graduated from paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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