Paralegal Schools
In Bellingham, Washington

There is only one paralegal school in Bellingham for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in paralegal in the city of Bellingham, which encompasses paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Bellingham Vs. Washington Paralegal Employment

Bellingham 270
Washington 10,210

Exactly 270 of Washington State's 10,210 paralegals work in Bellingham. The number of paralegals in Bellingham has grown by 4% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Bellingham has decreased.

Bellingham Vs. Washington Paralegal employment growth

8,250 8,610 9,740 10,200 10,210
260 200 280 320 270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Bellingham

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Bellingham

$37,380 $39,965 $37,660 $38,430 $40,295
$36,260 $37,990 $39,340 $39,870 $41,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Bellingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bellingham

In Bellingham, salaries for paralegals have increased. In 2010 paralegals in Bellingham reportedly earned an average salary of $40,295 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for paralegals in Bellingham was $37,380 per year. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Bellingham is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Bellingham

10th percentile
$27,910
25th percentile
$31,575
50th percentile
$36,645
75th percentile
$49,075
90th percentile
$58,135

Paralegals in Bellingham make a median yearly salary of $36,645. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,910 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 108% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Bellingham

Criminal Justice
$32,655
Homeland Security
$32,685
Paralegal
$40,295
Law
$52,018

On average paralegals in Bellingham earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Bellingham.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Bellingham

1

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

Paralegal Programs Offered In Bellingham

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 Bellingham's paralegal schools.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Bellingham

associate
8
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total11

In 2010 approximately 11 students graduated from paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Bellingham, Washington

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