Paralegal Schools
In Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

The city of Harrisburg has 2 schools where paralegal faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of paralegal and paralegal education in Harrisburg, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Harrisburg Vs. Pennsylvania Paralegal Employment

Harrisburg 1,350
Pennsylvania 20,060

Exactly 1,350 of the 20,060 paralegals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Harrisburg. The number of paralegals in Harrisburg has grown by 22% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for paralegals in Harrisburg has increased, overall employment in Harrisburg has also increased.

Harrisburg Vs. Pennsylvania Paralegal employment growth

23,570 24,010 23,460 21,710 20,060
1,110 1,210 1,140 1,300 1,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Harrisburg

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Harrisburg

$37,785 $40,045 $40,965 $41,915 $43,535
$37,850 $39,190 $40,700 $42,140 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Harrisburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Harrisburg

As the number of paralegals in Harrisburg has grown, salaries for paralegals have also increased. In 2010 paralegals in Harrisburg reportedly earned an average salary of $43,535 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for paralegals in Harrisburg was $37,785 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Harrisburg.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Harrisburg

10th percentile
$32,775
25th percentile
$35,825
50th percentile
$40,640
75th percentile
$48,480
90th percentile
$59,495

Paralegals make a median salary of $40,640 per year in Harrisburg. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,775 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $59,495 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Harrisburg

Court Reporter
$0
Homeland Security
$40,853
Paralegal
$43,535
Criminal Justice
$49,833
Law
$64,356

On average paralegals in Harrisburg earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Harrisburg.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Harrisburg

2

Many of Harrisburg's paralegals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited paralegal schools in the city.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Harrisburg

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in paralegal offered by Harrisburg's paralegal schools.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Harrisburg

associate
54
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
10
Total64

Approximately 64 students completed paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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