Paralegal Schools In Florida

In Florida, there are 59 accredited schools where paralegal classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of paralegal and paralegal training in Florida, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Brevard Community College

    1519 Clearlake Rd, Cocoa, Florida 32922

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  2. Broward College

    225 E las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

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  3. College of Central Florida

    3001 SW College Rd, Ocala, Florida 34474

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  4. University of Central Florida

    4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32816

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  5. Daytona State College

    1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, Florida 32114

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  6. South University-West Palm Beach

    9801 Belvedere Road, Royal Palm Beach, Florida 33411

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  7. Edison State College

    8099 College Pky SW, Fort Myers, Florida 33919-0000

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  8. Florida State College at Jacksonville

    501 W State St, Jacksonville, Florida 32202

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  9. Florida Technical College

    12689 Challenger Parkway Suite 130, Orlando, Florida 32826

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  10. Southern Career College

    8711 Lone Star Rd, Jacksonville, Florida 32211-5123

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  11. Everest University-Pompano Beach

    225 N. Federal Hwy., Pompano Beach, Florida 33062

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  12. Gulf Coast Community College

    5230 West U.S. Highway 98, Panama City, Florida 32401

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  13. Key College

    225 East Dania Beach Blvd., #130, Dania Beach, Florida 33004-3046

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  14. Hillsborough Community College

    39 Columbia Drive, Tampa, Florida 33606-3584

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  15. Indian River State College

    3209 Virginia Ave, Fort Pierce, Florida 34981-5596

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  16. ITT Technical Institute-Tampa

    4809 Memorial Hwy, Tampa, Florida 33634-7350

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  17. Jones College-Jacksonville

    5353 Arlington Expy, Jacksonville, Florida 32211

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  18. Keiser University-Ft. Lauderdale

    1500 NW 49th St., Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309

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  19. Lake-Sumter Community College

    9501 US Hwy 441, Leesburg, Florida 34788-8751

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  20. State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota

    5840 26th St W, Bradenton, Florida 34207

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  21. Miami Dade College

    300 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, Florida 33132-2297

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  22. Everest Institute-North Miami

    111 NW 183rd St, Ste 200, Miami, Florida 33169-4538

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  23. Nova Southeastern University

    3301 College Ave, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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  24. Everest University-North Orlando

    5421 Diplomat Circle, Orlando, Florida 32810

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  25. Palm Beach State College

    4200 Congress Ave, Lake Worth, Florida 33461-4796

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  26. Pasco-Hernando Community College

    10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey, Florida 34654-5199

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  27. Pensacola State College

    1000 College Blvd, Pensacola, Florida 32504-8998

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  28. St Petersburg College

    6021 142nd Ave, Largo, Florida 33760

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  29. Santa Fe College

    3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, Florida 32606

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  30. Seminole State College of Florida

    100 Weldon Blvd, Sanford, Florida 32773-6199

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  31. Tallahassee Community College

    444 Appleyard Dr, Tallahassee, Florida 32304-2895

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  32. Everest University-Tampa

    3319 W Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, Florida 33614

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  33. Everest University-Largo

    1199 East Bay Drive, Largo, Florida 33770-2556

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  34. Valencia Community College

    190 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801

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  35. Rasmussen College-Florida

    2221 SW 19th Avenue Road, Ocala, Florida 34471-7751

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  36. The University of West Florida

    11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, Florida 32514-5750

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  37. City College in Fort Lauderdale

    2000 W. Commerical Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309

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  38. Everest University-Brandon

    3924 Coconut Palm Dr, Tampa, Florida 33619-1354

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  39. Southwest Florida College

    1685 Medical Lane, Fort Myers, Florida 33907-1108

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  40. Hodges University

    2655 Northbrooke Drive, Naples, Florida 34119-7932

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  41. Everest University-Lakeland

    995 E Memorial Blvd Suite110, Lakeland, Florida 33801

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  42. ITT Technical Institute-Lake Mary

    1400 South International Parkway South, Lake Mary, Florida 32746

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  43. Herzing University in Winter Park

    1595 S. Semoran Blvd, Ste 1501, Winter Park, Florida 32792-5509

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  44. Virginia College-Pensacola

    19 W Garden St, Pensacola, Florida 32502-4650

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  45. Everest University-South Orlando

    9200 Soutpark Center Loop, Orlando, Florida 32819

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  46. Schiller International University

    8560 Ulmerton Road, Largo, Florida 33771

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  47. City College Branch Campus

    7001 N.W. 4th Blvd., Gainesville, Florida 32607

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  48. ITT Technical Institute-Jacksonville

    7011 A.C. Skinner Pkwy, Suite 140, Jacksonville, Florida 32256

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  49. Florida National College-Main Campus

    4425 West 20 Avenue, Hialeah, Florida 33012

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  50. ITT Technical Institute-Fort Lauderdale

    3401 S University Dr, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33328

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  51. Everest Institute-Kendall

    9020 SW 137th Ave, Miami, Florida 33186

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  52. City College in Casselberry

    853 E. Highway 436 , Ste. 200, Casselberry, Florida 32707

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  53. Everest University

    2401 N Harbor City Blvd, Melbourne, Florida 32935

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  54. ITT Technical Institute-Miami

    7955 NW 12th St, Ste 119, Miami, Florida 33126

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  55. Florida Gulf Coast University

    10501 Fgcu Blvd S, Fort Myers, Florida 33965-6565

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  56. City College in Miami

    9300 S Dadeland Blvd. Suite Ph, Miami, Florida 33156

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  57. Everest University-Jacksonville

    8226 Phillips Hwy, Jacksonville, Florida 32256-1240

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  58. Brown Mackie College-Miami

    One Herald Plaza, Miami, Florida 33132

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  59. ITT Technical Institute-St. Petersburg

    877 Executive Center Dr. West, Suite 100, St. Petersburg, Florida 33702

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Paralegal Employment

Florida 34,100
National 476,640

Of all of the paralegals in the country, nearly 7% are in the state of Florida.

Employment Growth for Paralegals In Florida

38,860 39,230 37,970 34,940 34,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Paralegal is a shrinking field in Florida. 4,760 less paralegals were working in Florida in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Florida, this field has shrunk by 12% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for paralegals which shows a 4% decrease in the number of paralegals working around the nation.

Paralegal VS. All Professions salaries in Florida

$39,080 $40,485 $42,440 $42,950 $43,160
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by paralegals is increasing in Florida. In 2006 paralegals made a mean salary of $39,080 per year, and in 2010 they made $43,160 per year.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Florida

10th percentile
$26,960
25th percentile
$33,065
50th percentile
$42,075
75th percentile
$52,190
90th percentile
$62,225

Thus, there was a 9% growth in paralegals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Florida state, within the field of paralegal, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid paralegals earn 131% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Florida

Court Reporter
$35,460
Criminal Justice
$43,888
Homeland Security
$41,597
Law
$57,893
Paralegal
$43,160

In Florida, paralegals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
55
bachelor
14
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total71

As the number of paralegals is decreasing in Florida state, the number of students graduating from the 59 accredited paralegal schools in Florida state is increasing. In Florida, there were 1,403 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,424 graduates from paralegal courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 1% percent increase in the number of paralegal school degree or certificate graduates in Florida. A majority of these graduates, or 77%, graduated with an associate's degree in paralegal.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Florida

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