Paralegal Schools In California

California has 95 accredited paralegal schools where paralegal faculty who teach paralegal classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of paralegal and paralegal training in California, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal
  • Bachelors degree in Paralegal


Schools

  1. ITT Technical Institute-Rancho Cordova

    10863 Gold Center Dr, Rancho Cordova, California 95670-6034

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  2. American River College

    4700 College Oak Dr, Sacramento, California 95841-4286

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  3. Canada College

    4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Redwood City, California 94061-1099

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  4. College of the Canyons

    26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, California 91355-1899

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  5. Cerritos College

    11110 Alondra Blvd, Norwalk, California 90650-6298

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  6. Cerro Coso Community College

    3000 College Hts Blvd, Ridgecrest, California 93555-9571

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  7. Chaffey College

    5885 Haven Ave, Rancho Cucamonga, California 91737-3002

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  8. City College of San Francisco

    50 Phelan Ave, San Francisco, California 94112-1898

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  9. Coastline Community College

    11460 Warner Ave., Fountain Valley, California 92708-2597

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  10. El Camino College-Compton Center

    1111 East Artesia Blvd., Compton, California 90221-5393

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  11. Cuesta College

    Highway 1, San Luis Obispo, California 93403-8106

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  12. Cuyamaca College

    900 Rancho San Diego Pky, El Cajon, California 92019

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  13. De Anza College

    21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino, California 95014

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  14. El Camino Community College District

    16007 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, California 90506

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  15. Empire College School of Business

    3035 Cleveland Ave, Santa Rosa, California 95403-2126

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  16. Evergreen Valley College

    3095 Yerba Buena Rd, San Jose, California 95135-1598

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  17. Fresno City College

    1101 E. University Ave, Fresno, California 93741

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  18. Fullerton College

    321 E Chapman Avenue, Fullerton, California 92832-2095

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  19. Heald College-Fresno

    255 W Bullard, Fresno, California 93704

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  20. Heald College-San Francisco

    350 Mission St, San Francisco, California 94105

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  21. Heald College-Concord

    5130 Commercial Circle, Concord, California 94520-0522

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  22. Humphreys College-Stockton and Modesto Campuses

    6650 Inglewood Ave, Stockton, California 95207-3896

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  23. Irvine Valley College

    5500 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine, California 92618-0301

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  24. ITT Technical Institute-San Diego

    9680 Granite Ridge Dr, San Diego, California 92123

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  25. ITT Technical Institute-San Dimas

    650 W. Cienega Ave., San Dimas, California 91773

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  26. ITT Technical Institute-Orange

    4000 W. Metropolitian Dr., Suite 100, Orange, California 92868

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  27. John F Kennedy University

    100 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill, California 94523-4817

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  28. University of La Verne

    1950 Third St, La Verne, California 91750-4401

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  29. Los Angeles Southwest College

    1600 W Imperial Hwy., Los Angeles, California 90047-4899

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  30. Los Angeles City College

    855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, California 90029

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  31. Los Angeles Mission College

    13356 Eldridge Avenue, Sylmar, California 91342-3245

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  32. MTI College

    5221 Madison Ave, Sacramento, California 95841-9817

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  33. Merced College

    3600 M St, Merced, California 95348-2898

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  34. Merritt College

    12500 Campus Dr, Oakland, California 94619-3196

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  35. Mt. San Antonio College

    1100 N Grand Ave, Walnut, California 91789-1399

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  36. Mt. San Jacinto Community College District

    1499 N. State S., San Jacinto, California 92583-2399

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  37. Napa Valley College

    2277 Napa-Vallejo Hwy, Napa, California 94558-6236

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  38. National University

    11255 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, California 92037-1011

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  39. North-West College-Pasadena

    530 E Union, Pasadena, California 91101

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  40. Oxnard College

    4000 S Rose Ave, Oxnard, California 93033-6699

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  41. Palomar College

    1140 W. Mission, San Marcos, California 92069-1487

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  42. Pasadena City College

    1570 E Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, California 91106-2003

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  43. Santa Ana College

    1530 W. 17th Street, Santa Ana, California 92706-3398

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  44. College of the Redwoods

    7351 Tompkins Hill Rd, Eureka, California 95501-9300

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  45. Riverside Community College

    4800 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, California 92506

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  46. San Diego City College

    1313 Park Boulevard, San Diego, California 92101-4787

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  47. San Diego Miramar College

    10440 Black Mountain Rd, San Diego, California 92126-2999

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  48. University of San Diego

    5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, California 92110-2492

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  49. Santa Barbara Business College in Bakersfield

    5300 California Avenue, Bakersfield, California 93309

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  50. Santa Barbara Business College in Santa Maria

    303 E Plaza Dr Ste 1, Santa Maria, California 93454

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  51. College of the Sequoias

    915 S Mooney Blvd, Visalia, California 93277-2214

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  52. Shasta College

    11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, California 96003

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  53. Skyline College in San Bruno

    3300 College Dr, San Bruno, California 94066-1698

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  54. San Bernardino Valley College

    701 South Mount Vernon Avenue, San Bernardino, California 92410-2798

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  55. Saint Marys College of California

    1928 Saint Marys Road, Moraga, California 94556

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  56. South Coast College

    2011 W. Chapman Avenue, Orange, California 92868-2616

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  57. Southwestern College in Chula Vista

    900 Otay Lakes Rd, Chula Vista, California 91910-7299

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  58. Victor Valley College

    18422 Bear Valley Rd, Victorville, California 92395-5850

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  59. West Los Angeles College

    9000 Overland Avenue, Culver City, California 90230-3519

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  60. West Valley College

    14000 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga, California 95070-5698

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  61. ITT Technical Institute-Sylmar

    12669 Encinitas Ave, Sylmar, California 91342-3664

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  62. Platt College-Los Angeles

    1000 South Fremont Avenue, A9w, Alhambra, California 91803

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  63. Heald College-Roseville

    Seven Sierra Gate Plz, Roseville, California 95678

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  64. Everest College-West Los Angeles

    3000 S Robertson Blvd #300, Los Angeles, California 90034-3169

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  65. Heald College-Stockton

    1605 E March Ln, Stockton, California 95210

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  66. Heald College-Hayward

    25500 Industrial Blvd., Hayward, California 94545

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  67. Fremont College

    18000 Studebaker Road Suite 900A, Cerritos, California 90703

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  68. ITT Technical Institute-Torrance

    20050 S. Vermont Ave, Torrance, California 90502

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  69. ITT Technical Institute-San Bernardino

    670 E Carnegie Drive, San Bernardino, California 92408

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  70. Kensington College

    2428 N Grand Ave Ste D, Santa Ana, California 92705-8708

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  71. MCed Career College

    2002 N Gateway Blvd, Fresno, California 93727

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  72. Sage College

    12125 Day Street, Bldg. L, Moreno Valley, California 92557-6720

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  73. ITT Technical Institute-Oxnard

    2051 Solar Dr Suite 150, Oxnard, California 93036

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  74. Kaplan College in Panorama City

    14355 Roscoe Blvd, Panorama City, California 91402-4222

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  75. Platt College-Ontario

    3700 Inland Empire Boulevard, Ontario, California 91764

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  76. Santa Barbara Business College in Ventura

    4839 Market Street, Ventura, California 93003

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  77. Charter College in Canyon Country

    27125 Sierra Hwy Ste 329, Canyon Country, California 91351

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  78. ITT Technical Institute-Lathrop

    16916 S. Harlan Rd, Lathrop, California 95330

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  79. ICDC College

    5422 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90027

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  80. Intercoast Colleges in Burbank

    175 East Olive Avenue, 3rd Floor, Burbank, California 91502

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  81. Everest College-Ontario Metro

    1819 South Excise Avenue, Ontario, California 91761

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  82. Intercoast Colleges in Riverside

    1989 Atlanta Ave, Riverside, California 92507

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  83. University of Antelope Valley

    44055 Sierra Highway, Lancaster, California 93534

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  84. Intercoast Colleges in West Covina

    1400 W. West Covina Pkwy-2nd Floor, West Covina, California 91790

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  85. Kaplan College-Palm Springs

    2475 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, California 92262-7011

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  86. ITT Technical Institute-Clovis

    362 North Clovis Ave, Clovis, California 93612

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  87. Intercoast Colleges in Carson

    One Civic Plaza-Ste 110, Carson, California 90745

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  88. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Concord

    1140 Galaxy Way Ste 400, Concord, California 94520

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  89. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Corona

    4160 Temescal Canyon Rd Ste 100, Corona, California 92883

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  90. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_West Covina

    1530 W Cameron Ave, West Covina, California 91790

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  91. Heald College-Modesto

    5260 Pirrone Ct, Salida, California 95367

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Cities

  1. Paralegal Schools in Los Angeles, CA5 Schools
  2. Paralegal Schools in San Diego, CA4 Schools
  3. Paralegal Schools in Fresno, CA3 Schools
  4. Paralegal Schools in Torrance, CA3 Schools
  5. Paralegal Schools in Riverside, CA2 Schools
  6. Paralegal Schools in Stockton, CA2 Schools
  7. Paralegal Schools in Ontario, CA2 Schools
  8. Paralegal Schools in Santa Ana, CA2 Schools
  9. Paralegal Schools in San Francisco, CA2 Schools
  10. Paralegal Schools in Sacramento, CA2 Schools
  11. Paralegal Schools in West Covina, CA2 Schools
  12. Paralegal Schools in Concord, CA2 Schools
  13. Paralegal Schools in Orange, CA2 Schools
  14. Paralegal Schools in Oxnard, CA2 Schools
  15. Paralegal Schools in Pasadena, CA2 Schools
  16. Paralegal Schools in San Bernardino, CA2 Schools
  17. Paralegal Schools in Corona, CA1 Schools
  18. Paralegal Schools in Ridgecrest, CA1 Schools
  19. Paralegal Schools in Rancho Cucamonga, CA1 Schools
  20. Paralegal Schools in Moreno Valley, CA1 Schools
  21. Paralegal Schools in Clovis, CA1 Schools
  22. Paralegal Schools in Lathrop, CA1 Schools
  23. Paralegal Schools in La Verne, CA1 Schools
  24. Paralegal Schools in San Jacinto, CA1 Schools
  25. Paralegal Schools in Merced, CA1 Schools
  26. Paralegal Schools in Irvine, CA1 Schools
  27. Paralegal Schools in Redwood City, CA1 Schools
  28. Paralegal Schools in Salida, CA1 Schools
  29. Paralegal Schools in San Dimas, CA1 Schools
  30. Paralegal Schools in San Bruno, CA1 Schools
  31. Paralegal Schools in Santa Rosa, CA1 Schools
  32. Paralegal Schools in Upland, CA1 Schools
  33. Paralegal Schools in Fountain Valley, CA1 Schools
  34. Paralegal Schools in Eureka, CA1 Schools
  35. Paralegal Schools in Walnut, CA1 Schools
  36. Paralegal Schools in Anaheim, CA1 Schools
  37. Paralegal Schools in Roseville, CA1 Schools
  38. Paralegal Schools in Fullerton, CA1 Schools
  39. Paralegal Schools in Rancho Cordova, CA1 Schools
  40. Paralegal Schools in Compton, CA1 Schools
  41. Paralegal Schools in Alhambra, CA1 Schools
  42. Paralegal Schools in Pleasant Hill, CA1 Schools
  43. Paralegal Schools in Redding, CA1 Schools
  44. Paralegal Schools in Culver City, CA1 Schools
  45. Paralegal Schools in Chula Vista, CA1 Schools
  46. Paralegal Schools in Ventura, CA1 Schools
  47. Paralegal Schools in Hayward, CA1 Schools
  48. Paralegal Schools in El Cajon, CA1 Schools
  49. Paralegal Schools in Moraga, CA1 Schools
  50. Paralegal Schools in Norwalk, CA1 Schools
  51. Paralegal Schools in San Marcos, CA1 Schools
  52. Paralegal Schools in Visalia, CA1 Schools
  53. Paralegal Schools in Napa, CA1 Schools
  54. Paralegal Schools in Cerritos, CA1 Schools
  55. Paralegal Schools in Bakersfield, CA1 Schools
  56. Paralegal Schools in Oakland, CA1 Schools
  57. Paralegal Schools in Carson, CA1 Schools
  58. Paralegal Schools in Palm Springs, CA1 Schools
  59. Paralegal Schools in San Luis Obispo, CA1 Schools
  60. Paralegal Schools in Cupertino, CA1 Schools
  61. Paralegal Schools in Victorville, CA1 Schools
  62. Paralegal Schools in Santa Maria, CA1 Schools
  63. Paralegal Schools in Saratoga, CA1 Schools
  64. Paralegal Schools in Burbank, CA1 Schools
  65. Paralegal Schools in Lancaster, CA1 Schools
  66. Paralegal Schools in San Jose, CA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Paralegal Employment

California 56,490
National 476,640

Of all of the paralegals in the country, nearly 12% are in the state of California.

Employment Growth for Paralegals In California

59,290 56,990 57,620 57,110 56,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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In California, paralegal is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 2,800 less paralegals working in California than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of paralegal has shrunk by 5% in California. This is faster than the trend for paralegals around the US. Nationally, the number of paralegals has shrunk by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Paralegal VS. All Professions salaries in California

$50,405 $52,070 $52,955 $54,790 $54,865
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of paralegals is declining, the salaries paid to paralegals are increasing in California. The mean salary for paralegals in 2006 was $50,405 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $54,865 per year.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in California

10th percentile
$31,045
25th percentile
$39,835
50th percentile
$52,520
75th percentile
$68,290
90th percentile
$83,430

This represents a 8% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In California state, within the field of paralegal, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid paralegals earn 169% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in California

Court Reporter
$80,490
Criminal Justice
$56,305
Homeland Security
$52,365
Law
$86,049
Paralegal
$54,865

In California, paralegals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Paralegal programs available for each degree type for all schools in California

associate
76
bachelor
7
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
65
Total148

The number of students graduating from the 95 accredited paralegal schools in California is increasing. In California, there were 1,792 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,906 graduates from paralegal courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 6% percent increase in the number of paralegal school degree or certificate graduates in California. A majority of these graduates, or 51%, graduated with a associate's degree in paralegal.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in California

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