Paralegal Schools
In Columbus, Ohio

The city of Columbus has 5 schools where paralegal faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of paralegal and paralegal education in Columbus, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Ohio Paralegal Employment

Columbus 2,780
Ohio 14,430

Exactly 2,780 of Ohio's 14,430 paralegals work in Columbus. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of paralegals in Columbus has grown by 26%. As the employment for paralegals in Columbus has increased, overall employment in Columbus has also increased.

Columbus Vs. Ohio Paralegal employment growth

15,210 15,270 15,620 14,240 14,430
2,210 2,430 2,690 2,750 2,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$42,265 $42,490 $41,515 $41,825 $42,300
$39,200 $40,770 $42,460 $43,070 $43,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

As the number of paralegals in Columbus has grown, salaries for paralegals have also increased. In 2010 paralegals in Columbus reportedly earned an average salary of $42,300 per year. The average salary for paralegals in Columbus was $42,265 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Columbus is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Columbus

10th percentile
$29,030
25th percentile
$33,450
50th percentile
$41,845
75th percentile
$49,170
90th percentile
$57,705

Paralegals make a median salary of $41,845 per year in Columbus. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 99%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,030 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $57,705 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Columbus

Homeland Security
$28,795
Criminal Justice
$40,734
Paralegal
$42,300
Court Reporter
$45,520
Law
$53,498

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Columbus

5

There are 5 accredited paralegal schools in the city. Many of Columbus' paralegals are graduates of one of these schools.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Columbus

associate
3
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in paralegal offered by Columbus' paralegal schools.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Columbus

associate
93
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
10
Total103

Approximately 103 students graduated from paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Ohio

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