Paralegal Schools
In Erie, Pennsylvania

Paralegal faculty can choose to work at one of 3 paralegal schools in Erie. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of paralegal and paralegal education in Erie, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Paralegal
  • Bachelors degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Erie Vs. Pennsylvania Paralegal Employment

Erie 320
Pennsylvania 20,060

Exactly 320 of Pennsylvania's 20,060 paralegals work in Erie. There has been a 3% decline in the number of paralegals in Erie between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for paralegals in Erie has decreased, overall employment in Erie has increased.

Erie Vs. Pennsylvania Paralegal employment growth

23,570 24,010 23,460 21,710 20,060
330 300 220 290 320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Erie

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Erie

$39,485 $27,450 $36,410 $35,960 $37,500
$33,270 $34,330 $35,000 $36,220 $36,800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Erie
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Erie

As the number of paralegals in Erie has shrunk, salaries for paralegals have also decreased. In 2010 Erie paralegals earned an average yearly salary of $37,500. The average salary for paralegals in Erie was $39,485 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of paralegals in Erie is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Erie

10th percentile
$23,850
25th percentile
$29,775
50th percentile
$34,955
75th percentile
$45,440
90th percentile
$55,985

Erie paralegals earn a median yearly salary of $34,955. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 135%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $23,850 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $55,985 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Erie

Homeland Security
$23,300
Criminal Justice
$31,620
Paralegal
$37,500
Law
$64,325

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Erie

3

Many of Erie's paralegals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited paralegal schools in the city.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Erie

associate
3
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

Erie's paralegal schools offer 4 paralegal degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Erie

associate
24
bachelor
6
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total30

Approximately 30 students completed paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Erie, Pennsylvania

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