Paralegal Schools
In Hattiesburg, Mississippi

In Hattiesburg, there are 2 paralegal 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 Hattiesburg, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Paralegal
  • Bachelors degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Hattiesburg Vs. Mississippi Paralegal Employment

Hattiesburg 90
Mississippi 2,970

Exactly 90 of the 2,970 paralegals employed in Mississippi, work in Hattiesburg. There has been a 80% growth in the number of paralegals in Hattiesburg between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of paralegals in Hattiesburg has increased, overall employment in Hattiesburg has also increased.

Hattiesburg Vs. Mississippi Paralegal employment growth

3,440 3,220 3,180 2,950 2,970
50 60 60 70 90
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Hattiesburg

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Hattiesburg

$31,830 $38,850 $43,830 $44,710 $38,840
$30,000 $30,920 $32,230 $32,600 $33,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Hattiesburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Hattiesburg

Salaries for paralegals in Hattiesburg have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $38,840 per year was earned by paralegals in Hattiesburg. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for paralegals in Hattiesburg was $31,830 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Hattiesburg.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Hattiesburg

10th percentile
$28,060
25th percentile
$32,170
50th percentile
$35,720
75th percentile
$39,550
90th percentile
$51,880

Paralegals in Hattiesburg make a median yearly salary of $35,720. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,060 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $51,880 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Hattiesburg

Homeland Security
$20,520
Criminal Justice
$26,908
Paralegal
$38,840
Law
$40,673

On average paralegals in Hattiesburg earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Hattiesburg.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Hattiesburg

2

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

Paralegal Programs Offered In Hattiesburg

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Hattiesburg's paralegal schools offer 2 paralegal degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Hattiesburg

associate
9
bachelor
16
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total25

Approximately 25 students completed paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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