Paralegal Schools
In Cleveland, Ohio

Paralegal faculty can choose to work at one of 4 paralegal schools in Cleveland. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in paralegal in the city of Cleveland, which encompasses paralegal training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Cleveland Vs. Ohio Paralegal Employment

Cleveland 4,090
Ohio 14,430

Exactly 4,090 of Ohio's 14,430 paralegals work in Cleveland. There has been a 15% decline in the number of paralegals in Cleveland between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of paralegals in Cleveland has decreased, overall employment in Cleveland has increased.

Cleveland Vs. Ohio Paralegal employment growth

15,210 15,270 15,620 14,240 14,430
4,810 4,890 4,780 4,320 4,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Cleveland

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Cleveland

$42,340 $42,625 $43,775 $44,675 $45,675
$39,640 $40,780 $41,790 $41,930 $42,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Cleveland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cleveland

In Cleveland, salaries for paralegals have increased. Cleveland paralegals made $45,675 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for paralegals in Cleveland was $42,340 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Cleveland.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Cleveland

10th percentile
$29,830
25th percentile
$36,690
50th percentile
$44,445
75th percentile
$54,445
90th percentile
$63,005

Cleveland paralegals earn a median yearly salary of $44,445. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 111%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,830 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $63,005 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Cleveland

Criminal Justice
$43,647
Homeland Security
$44,873
Paralegal
$45,675
Court Reporter
$54,020
Law
$62,354

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Cleveland

4

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

Paralegal Programs Offered In Cleveland

associate
3
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total5

There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in paralegal offered by Cleveland's paralegal schools.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Cleveland

associate
56
bachelor
3
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
17
Total76

In 2010 approximately 76 students completed paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Cleveland, Ohio

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