Paralegal Schools
In Charlotte, North Carolina

The city of Charlotte has 2 schools 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 Charlotte, which encompasses paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Charlotte Vs. North Carolina Paralegal Employment

Charlotte 2,700
North Carolina 11,400

Of the 11,400 paralegals employed in North Carolina, 2,700 work in Charlotte. The number of paralegals in Charlotte has shrunk by 10% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of paralegals in Charlotte has decreased, overall employment in Charlotte has increased.

Charlotte Vs. North Carolina Paralegal employment growth

12,320 12,870 12,460 11,960 11,400
3,000 3,400 3,200 2,950 2,700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Charlotte

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Charlotte

$40,555 $39,820 $42,290 $44,715 $46,950
$39,710 $41,200 $42,490 $43,890 $44,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Charlotte
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Charlotte

In Charlotte, salaries for paralegals have increased. In 2010 Charlotte paralegals earned an average yearly salary of $46,950. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for paralegals in Charlotte was $40,555 per year. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Charlotte is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Charlotte

10th percentile
$29,830
25th percentile
$37,405
50th percentile
$45,175
75th percentile
$56,535
90th percentile
$66,885

Charlotte paralegals earn a median yearly salary of $45,175. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,830 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $66,885 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Charlotte

Homeland Security
$39,853
Court Reporter
$45,650
Criminal Justice
$45,902
Paralegal
$46,950
Law
$58,959

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Charlotte

2

Many of Charlotte's paralegals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited paralegal schools in the city.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Charlotte

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in paralegal offered by Charlotte's paralegal schools.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Charlotte

associate
56
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
33
Total89

In 2010 approximately 89 students graduated from paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Charlotte, North Carolina

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