Paralegal Schools
In Charleston, South Carolina

Paralegal faculty can choose to work at only one paralegal school in Charleston. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of paralegal and paralegal education in Charleston, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Charleston Vs. South Carolina Paralegal Employment

Charleston 1,230
South Carolina 6,780

Of the 6,780 paralegals employed in South Carolina, 1,230 work in Charleston.

Charleston Vs. South Carolina Paralegal employment growth

7,000 7,660 7,320 7,110 6,780
No data No data No data 1,350 1,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Charleston

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Charleston

No data No data No data $39,320 $40,535
No data No data No data $38,630 $39,960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Charleston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Charleston

In 2010 an average salary of $40,535 per year was earned by paralegals in Charleston. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Charleston is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Charleston

10th percentile
$27,320
25th percentile
$32,120
50th percentile
$38,760
75th percentile
$46,465
90th percentile
$58,110

Paralegals in Charleston make a median yearly salary of $38,760. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 113%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $27,320 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $58,110 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Charleston

Paralegal
$40,535
Homeland Security
$45,703
Criminal Justice
$47,730
Law
$54,593

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Charleston

1

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

Paralegal Programs Offered In Charleston

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 Charleston's paralegal schools.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Charleston

associate
27
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
10
Total37

In 2010 approximately 37 students graduated from paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Charleston, South Carolina

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