Paralegal Schools
In Durham, North Carolina

The city of Durham has only one school where paralegal faculty can find employment. The trends in Durham's paralegal academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Durham Vs. North Carolina Paralegal Employment

Durham 760
North Carolina 11,400

Exactly 760 of North Carolina's 11,400 paralegals work in Durham. There has been a 7% growth in the number of paralegals in Durham between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for paralegals in Durham has increased, overall employment in Durham has also increased.

Durham Vs. North Carolina Paralegal employment growth

12,320 12,870 12,460 11,960 11,400
710 670 710 720 760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Durham

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Durham

$35,450 $36,955 $38,905 $39,565 $38,705
$45,170 $46,540 $48,830 $50,480 $53,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Durham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Durham

Salaries for paralegals in Durham have increased. In 2010 Durham paralegals earned an average yearly salary of $38,705. Paralegals in Durham made a yearly average salary of $35,450, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Durham is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Durham

10th percentile
$28,725
25th percentile
$32,135
50th percentile
$36,585
75th percentile
$42,555
90th percentile
$52,665

Durham paralegals earn a median yearly salary of $36,585. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,725 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $52,665 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Durham

Paralegal
$38,705
Criminal Justice
$38,965
Homeland Security
$39,070
Law
$49,510

On average paralegals in Durham earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Durham.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Durham

1

Many of Durham's paralegals are graduates of the only accredited paralegal school in the city.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Durham

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

Durham's paralegal schools offer 2 paralegal degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Durham

associate
9
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
22
Total31

Approximately 31 students graduated from paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Durham, North Carolina

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