Paralegal Schools
In Jackson, Mississippi

Paralegal faculty can choose to work at only one paralegal school in Jackson. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of paralegal and paralegal education in Jackson, which includes paralegal training at the paralegal associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Paralegal Employment

Jackson 1,640
Mississippi 2,970

Exactly 1,640 of Mississippi's 2,970 paralegals work in Jackson. The number of paralegals in Jackson has shrunk by 14% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of paralegals in Jackson has decreased, overall employment in Jackson has increased.

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Paralegal employment growth

3,440 3,220 3,180 2,950 2,970
1,900 1,700 1,560 1,520 1,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Jackson

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Jackson

$37,695 $39,375 $40,110 $40,665 $41,730
$33,840 $34,990 $36,240 $36,600 $36,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Jackson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Jackson

As the number of paralegals in Jackson has shrunk, salaries for paralegals have increased. Jackson paralegals made $41,730 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for paralegals in Jackson was $37,695 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Jackson.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Jackson

10th percentile
$30,455
25th percentile
$35,015
50th percentile
$40,060
75th percentile
$47,940
90th percentile
$57,315

Jackson paralegals earn a median yearly salary of $40,060. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,455 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 88% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Jackson

Homeland Security
$35,733
Criminal Justice
$35,927
Paralegal
$41,730
Law
$49,975

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Jackson

1

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

Paralegal Programs Offered In Jackson

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in paralegal offered by Jackson's paralegal school.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Jackson

associate
4
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

In 2010 approximately 4 students completed paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Jackson, Mississippi

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