Paralegal Schools
In Kansas City, Missouri

Paralegal faculty can choose to work at one of 4 paralegal schools in Kansas City. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in paralegal in the city of Kansas City, which encompasses paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Paralegal
  • Bachelors degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Paralegal Employment

Kansas City 4,130
Missouri 8,410

Exactly 4,130 of the 8,410 paralegals employed in Missouri, work in Kansas City. The number of paralegals in Kansas City has shrunk by 8% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of paralegals in Kansas City has decreased, overall employment in Kansas City has increased.

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Paralegal employment growth

9,590 9,550 9,110 8,840 8,410
4,490 4,180 3,990 4,090 4,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Kansas City

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Kansas City

$39,595 $41,405 $43,650 $45,000 $44,275
$39,400 $40,950 $42,340 $43,240 $44,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Kansas City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kansas City

As the number of paralegals in Kansas City has shrunk, salaries for paralegals have increased. Kansas City paralegals made $44,275 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for paralegals in Kansas City was $39,595 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Kansas City is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Kansas City

10th percentile
$29,265
25th percentile
$33,770
50th percentile
$43,595
75th percentile
$53,565
90th percentile
$61,480

Paralegals in Kansas City make a median yearly salary of $43,595. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 110%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,265 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $61,480 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Kansas City

Homeland Security
$42,300
Criminal Justice
$43,064
Paralegal
$44,275
Court Reporter
$51,640
Law
$61,320

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Kansas City

4

Many of Kansas City's paralegals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited paralegal schools in the city.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Kansas City

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

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

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Kansas City

associate
25
bachelor
3
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total28

In 2010 approximately 28 students completed paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Kansas City, Missouri

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