Paralegal Schools
In Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The city of Baton Rouge has 2 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 Baton Rouge, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Baton Rouge Vs. Louisiana Paralegal Employment

Baton Rouge 1,260
Louisiana 7,660

Exactly 1,260 of Louisiana's 7,660 paralegals work in Baton Rouge. Between 2006 and 2010, in Baton Rouge, there has been a 25% growth in the number of paralegals. As the employment for paralegals in Baton Rouge has increased, overall employment in Baton Rouge has also increased.

Baton Rouge Vs. Louisiana Paralegal employment growth

6,350 7,020 7,910 7,880 7,660
1,010 1,010 1,230 1,230 1,260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Baton Rouge

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Baton Rouge

$33,870 $35,905 $34,595 $36,505 $34,735
$34,520 $35,250 $37,210 $38,170 $39,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Baton Rouge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Baton Rouge

In Baton Rouge, salaries for paralegals have increased. In 2010 paralegals in Baton Rouge reportedly earned an average salary of $34,735 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for paralegals in Baton Rouge was $33,870 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Baton Rouge.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Baton Rouge

10th percentile
$22,195
25th percentile
$28,115
50th percentile
$34,430
75th percentile
$39,410
90th percentile
$47,880

Paralegals make a median salary of $34,430 per year in Baton Rouge. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $22,195 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $47,880 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Baton Rouge

Paralegal
$34,735
Criminal Justice
$36,620
Court Reporter
$38,530
Homeland Security
$40,060
Law
$50,953

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Baton Rouge

2

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

Paralegal Programs Offered In Baton Rouge

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

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

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Baton Rouge

associate
10
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
14
Total24

Approximately 24 students graduated from paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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