Paralegal Schools In Georgia

There are 19 accredited paralegal schools in Georgia for faculty who teach paralegal classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the paralegal academic community in Georgia, and the future trends in paralegal training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Darton College

    2400 Gillionville Rd, Albany, Georgia 31707-3098

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  2. Atlanta Technical College

    1560 Metropolitan Pky SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30310-4446

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  3. Augusta Technical College

    3200 Augusta Tech Drive, Augusta, Georgia 30906

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  4. Bainbridge College

    2500 E Shotwell St, Bainbridge, Georgia 39819

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  5. Clayton State University

    2000 Clayton State Boulevard, Morrow, Georgia 30260-0285

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  6. Columbus Technical College

    928 Manchester Expy, Columbus, Georgia 31904-6572

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  7. South University-Savannah

    709 Mall Blvd, Savannah, Georgia 31406

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  8. Gainesville State College

    3820 Mundy Mill Rd, Oakwood, Georgia 30566

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  9. Southern Crescent Technical College

    501 Varsity Rd, Griffin, Georgia 30223-2042

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  10. Gwinnett College

    4230 Hwy 29 Ste 11, Lilburn, Georgia 30047-3447

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  11. Middle Georgia Technical College

    80 Cohen Walker Dr, Warner Robins, Georgia 31088

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  12. Central Georgia Technical College

    3300 Macon Tech Dr, Macon, Georgia 31206

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  13. Herzing University in Atlanta

    3393 Peachtree Road, Suite 1003, Atlanta, Georgia 30326

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  14. Savannah Technical College

    5717 White Bluff Rd, Savannah, Georgia 31405-5594

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  15. Valdosta State University

    1500 N Patterson, Valdosta, Georgia 31698

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  16. Dekalb Technical College

    495 N Indian Creek Dr, Clarkston, Georgia 30021-2397

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  17. Athens Technical College

    800 US Hwy 29 N, Athens, Georgia 30601-1500

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  18. Brown Mackie College-Atlanta

    4370 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30319

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  19. Iverson Business School

    6685 Peachtree Industrial, Atlanta, Georgia 30360

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Paralegal Employment

Georgia 13,840
National 476,640

Of all of the paralegals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in Georgia state.

Employment Growth for Paralegals In Georgia

13,000 13,660 14,950 13,390 13,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Georgia, paralegal is a growing field. 840 more paralegals were working in Georgia in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Georgia, this field has grown by 6% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of paralegals around the country. Nationally, the number of paralegals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Paralegal VS. All Professions salaries in Georgia

$40,945 $42,955 $44,075 $46,300 $45,175
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of paralegals is growing, the salaries paid to paralegals are increasing in Georgia. In 2006 paralegals made a mean salary of $40,945 per year, and in 2010 they made $45,175 per year.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Georgia

10th percentile
$27,730
25th percentile
$32,655
50th percentile
$41,890
75th percentile
$56,075
90th percentile
$69,415

This represents a growth in salaries of 9%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of paralegal, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid paralegals earning 150% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Georgia state.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Georgia

Court Reporter
$37,220
Criminal Justice
$36,334
Homeland Security
$36,120
Law
$55,000
Paralegal
$45,175

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
15
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
10
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The number of students graduating from the 19 accredited paralegal schools in Georgia is decreasing. In Georgia, there were 268 graduates in 2006. And there were 203 graduates from paralegal courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 24% percent decrease in the number of paralegal school degree or certificate graduates in Georgia. Most of these graduates, or 56%, earned a associate's degree in paralegal.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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