Paralegal Schools In Delaware

Paralegal classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited paralegal schools in Delaware. The trends in Delaware's paralegal academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in paralegal includes paralegal training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Dawn Career Institute Inc

    3700 Lancaster Pike, Suite 105, Wilmington, Delaware 19805-1511

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  2. Wesley College in Dover

    120 N State St, Dover, Delaware 19901-3875

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  3. Widener University-Delaware Campus

    4601 Concord Pike, Wilmington, Delaware 19803

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Delaware Vs. National Paralegal Employment

Delaware 2,320
National 476,640

Of all of the paralegals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Delaware state.

Employment Growth for Paralegals In Delaware

2,610 2,500 2,420 2,380 2,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Delaware, paralegal is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 290 less paralegals working in Delaware than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of paralegal has shrunk by 11% in Delaware. This decline is faster than the change in the number of paralegals around the country. Nationally, the number of paralegals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Paralegal VS. All Professions salaries in Delaware

$45,120 $46,430 $47,820 $49,635 $50,745
$46,948 $48,366 $50,236 $51,531 $51,081
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by paralegals is increasing in Delaware. The mean salary for paralegals in 2006 was $45,120 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $50,745 per year.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Delaware

10th percentile
$31,540
25th percentile
$39,310
50th percentile
$49,440
75th percentile
$61,005
90th percentile
$72,660

Thus, there was a 11% growth in paralegals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Delaware state, within the field of paralegal, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid paralegals earn 130% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Delaware

Court Reporter
$53,050
Criminal Justice
$53,392
Homeland Security
$48,900
Law
$71,585
Paralegal
$50,745

Paralegals in Delaware earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Paralegal programs available for each degree type for all schools in Delaware

associate
2
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total5

The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited paralegal schools in Delaware is decreasing. In Delaware, there were 43 graduates in 2006. And there were 39 graduates from paralegal courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of paralegal school degree or certificate graduates in Delaware by 9%. A majority of these graduates, or 40%, graduated with an associate's degree in paralegal.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Delaware

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