Paralegal Schools
In Elgin, Illinois

There is only one paralegal school in Elgin for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of paralegal and paralegal education in Elgin, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Elgin Vs. Illinois Paralegal Employment

Elgin 17,320
Illinois 22,050

Exactly 17,320 of Illinois' 22,050 paralegals work in Elgin. The number of paralegals in Elgin has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of paralegals in Elgin has increased, overall employment in Elgin has also increased.

Elgin Vs. Illinois Paralegal employment growth

21,330 23,430 23,170 22,330 22,050
16,130 17,670 17,170 16,920 17,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Elgin

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Elgin

$45,750 $48,545 $50,445 $51,520 $49,790
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Elgin
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Elgin

As the number of paralegals in Elgin has grown, salaries for paralegals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $49,790 per year was earned by paralegals in Elgin. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for paralegals in Elgin was $45,750 per year. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Elgin is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Elgin

10th percentile
$30,495
25th percentile
$37,805
50th percentile
$48,375
75th percentile
$60,665
90th percentile
$72,655

Elgin paralegals earn a median yearly salary of $48,375. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,495 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $72,655 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Elgin

Paralegal
$49,790
Homeland Security
$50,093
Criminal Justice
$51,288
Court Reporter
$60,420
Law
$79,576

Paralegal salaries in Elgin are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Elgin

1

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

Paralegal Programs Offered In Elgin

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

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

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Elgin

associate
17
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
25
Total42

In 2010 approximately 42 students completed paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Elgin, Illinois

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