Paralegal Schools
In Columbus, Mississippi

The city of Columbus has only one school 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 Columbus, which encompasses paralegal training at the paralegal bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Mississippi Paralegal Employment

Columbus 250
Mississippi 2,970

Of the 2,970 paralegals employed in Mississippi, 250 work in Columbus. Between 2006 and 2010, in Columbus, there has been a 46% decline in the number of paralegals. As the number of paralegals in Columbus has decreased, overall employment in Columbus has increased.

Columbus Vs. Mississippi Paralegal employment growth

3,440 3,220 3,180 2,950 2,970
460 360 300 No data 250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$27,740 $29,585 $31,025 No data $32,695
$29,460 $30,890 $32,370 No data $32,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

In Columbus, salaries for paralegals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $32,695 per year was earned by paralegals in Columbus. Paralegals in Columbus made a yearly average salary of $27,740, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Columbus is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Columbus

10th percentile
$22,560
25th percentile
$26,550
50th percentile
$31,595
75th percentile
$37,560
90th percentile
$43,160

Paralegals in Columbus earn a median salary of $31,595 per year. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $22,560 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $43,160 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Columbus

Paralegal
$32,695
Criminal Justice
$33,620
Homeland Security
$37,065
Law
$43,440

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Columbus

1

There is only one accredited paralegal school in the city. Many of Columbus' paralegals are graduates of this school.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Columbus

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Columbus' paralegal school offers one paralegal degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Columbus

associate
0
bachelor
10
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total10

Approximately 10 students graduated from paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Mississippi

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