Paralegal Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

Paralegal faculty can choose to work at one of 4 paralegal schools in Boston. The trends in Boston'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
  • Bachelors degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Paralegal Employment

Boston 8,940
Massachusetts 12,790

Of the 12,790 paralegals employed in Massachusetts, 8,940 work in Boston. Between 2006 and 2010, in Boston, there has been a 14% decline in the number of paralegals. Overall employment in Boston has increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Paralegal employment growth

14,960 13,750 13,670 12,830 12,790
10,410 9,270 9,340 8,900 8,940
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$48,950 $53,080 $54,255 $53,840 $51,615
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

Salaries for paralegals in Boston have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $51,615 per year was earned by paralegals in Boston. Paralegals in Boston made a yearly average salary of $48,950, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Boston is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Boston

10th percentile
$31,780
25th percentile
$38,135
50th percentile
$49,195
75th percentile
$64,040
90th percentile
$76,195

Paralegals in Boston earn a median salary of $49,195 per year. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,780 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $76,195 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Boston

Homeland Security
$47,090
Criminal Justice
$51,022
Paralegal
$51,615
Court Reporter
$61,610
Law
$74,581

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Boston

4

Many of Boston's paralegals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited paralegal schools in the city.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Boston

associate
2
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total4

Boston's paralegal schools offer 4 paralegal degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Boston

associate
25
bachelor
18
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
13
Total56

In 2010 approximately 56 students completed paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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