Paralegal Schools
In Bessemer, Alabama

The city of Bessemer has only one school where paralegal faculty can find employment. The trends in Bessemer's paralegal academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes paralegal training at the paralegal associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Bessemer Vs. Alabama Paralegal Employment

Bessemer 190
Alabama 5,770

Exactly 190 of Alabama's 5,770 paralegals work in Bessemer. Between 2006 and 2010, in Bessemer, there has been a 280% growth in the number of paralegals. As the number of paralegals in Bessemer has increased, overall employment in Bessemer has decreased.

Bessemer Vs. Alabama Paralegal employment growth

6,500 6,890 6,500 6,080 5,770
50 240 240 No data 190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Bessemer

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Bessemer

$28,340 $29,685 $31,920 No data $28,250
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Bessemer
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bessemer

In Bessemer, salaries for paralegals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $28,250 per year was earned by paralegals in Bessemer. Four years earlier in 2006, paralegals in Bessemer made an average salary of $28,340 per year. The decline in the salary of paralegals in Bessemer is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Bessemer

10th percentile
$20,620
25th percentile
$23,260
50th percentile
$26,950
75th percentile
$30,480
90th percentile
$38,110

Bessemer paralegals earn a median yearly salary of $26,950. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $20,620 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 85% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Bessemer

Paralegal
$28,250
Homeland Security
$30,700
Criminal Justice
$31,947
Law
$50,915

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Bessemer

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

Paralegal Programs Offered In Bessemer

No data at this time.

Bessemer's paralegal school offers one paralegal degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Bessemer

No data at this time.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Bessemer, Alabama

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