Paralegal Schools
In Fort Smith, Arkansas

Paralegal faculty can choose to work at only one paralegal school in Fort Smith. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in paralegal in the city of Fort Smith, which encompasses paralegal training at the paralegal associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Fort Smith Vs. Arkansas Paralegal Employment

Fort Smith 310
Arkansas 2,890

Exactly 310 of Arkansas' 2,890 paralegals work in Fort Smith. Between 2006 and 2010, in Fort Smith, there has been a 0% decline in the number of paralegals. As the employment for paralegals in Fort Smith has decreased, overall employment in Fort Smith has increased.

Fort Smith Vs. Arkansas Paralegal employment growth

2,940 2,820 2,950 2,760 2,890
310 200 300 340 310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arkansas
  • Dark Yellow: Fort Smith

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Fort Smith

$29,780 $32,140 $32,315 $32,515 $31,650
$29,870 $31,180 $32,580 $33,030 $33,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Fort Smith
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fort Smith

Salaries for paralegals in Fort Smith have increased. In 2010 paralegals in Fort Smith reportedly earned an average salary of $31,650 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for paralegals in Fort Smith was $29,780 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Fort Smith.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Fort Smith

10th percentile
$23,950
25th percentile
$26,460
50th percentile
$30,665
75th percentile
$35,180
90th percentile
$39,475

Paralegals make a median salary of $30,665 per year in Fort Smith. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 65%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $23,950 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $39,475 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Fort Smith

Paralegal
$31,650
Criminal Justice
$34,110
Homeland Security
$37,190
Law
$43,805

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Fort Smith

1

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

Paralegal Programs Offered In Fort Smith

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Fort Smith's paralegal school offers one paralegal degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Fort Smith

associate
11
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total11

In 2010 approximately 11 students completed paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Fort Smith, Arkansas

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