Paralegal Schools
In Beaufort, South Carolina

In Beaufort, there is only one paralegal school where paralegal faculty can find employment. The trends in Beaufort's paralegal academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Beaufort Vs. South Carolina Paralegal Employment

Beaufort 370
South Carolina 6,780

Exactly 370 of the 6,780 paralegals employed in South Carolina, work in Beaufort. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of paralegals in Beaufort has shrunk by 16%. As the number of paralegals in Beaufort has decreased, overall employment in Beaufort has increased.

Beaufort Vs. South Carolina Paralegal employment growth

7,000 7,660 7,320 7,110 6,780
440 510 510 No data 370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Beaufort

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Beaufort

$30,225 $31,615 $31,995 No data $39,970
$31,890 $33,140 $34,070 No data $35,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Beaufort
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Beaufort

As the number of paralegals in Beaufort has shrunk, salaries for paralegals have increased. Beaufort paralegals made $39,970 per year, on average, in 2010. Paralegals in Beaufort made a yearly average salary of $30,225, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Beaufort is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Beaufort

10th percentile
$30,760
25th percentile
$33,150
50th percentile
$37,020
75th percentile
$47,840
90th percentile
$54,690

Paralegals in Beaufort earn a median salary of $37,020 per year. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 78%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,760 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $54,690 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Beaufort

Homeland Security
$37,327
Criminal Justice
$39,635
Paralegal
$39,970
Law
$49,925

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Beaufort

1

There is only one accredited paralegal school in the city. Many of Beaufort's paralegals are graduates of this school.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Beaufort

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

Beaufort's paralegal schools offer 2 paralegal degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Beaufort

associate
12
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total15

In 2010 approximately 15 students completed paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Beaufort, South Carolina

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