Paralegal Schools
In Birmingham, Alabama

In Birmingham, there is only one paralegal school where paralegal faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in paralegal in the city of Birmingham, which encompasses paralegal training at the paralegal associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Paralegal Employment

Birmingham 190
Alabama 5,770

Exactly 190 of the 5,770 paralegals employed in Alabama, work in Birmingham. There has been a 280% growth in the number of paralegals in Birmingham between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of paralegals in Birmingham has increased, overall employment in Birmingham has decreased.

Birmingham 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: Birmingham

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Birmingham

$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 Birmingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Birmingham

As the number of paralegals in Birmingham has grown, salaries for paralegals have decreased. In 2010 Birmingham paralegals earned an average yearly salary of $28,250. Paralegals in Birmingham made a yearly average salary of $28,340, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of paralegals in Birmingham is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Birmingham

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

Birmingham 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 $38,110 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Birmingham

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

Paralegal salaries in Birmingham are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Birmingham

1

Many of Birmingham's paralegals are graduates of the only accredited paralegal school in the city.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Birmingham

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Birmingham

associate
57
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total57

In 2010 approximately 57 students graduated from paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Birmingham, Alabama

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