Paralegal Schools In Kansas

There are 10 accredited paralegal schools in Kansas for faculty who teach paralegal classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in paralegal in the state of Kansas, which encompasses paralegal training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Brown Mackie College-Kansas City

    9705 Lenexa Dr., Lenexa, Kansas 66215

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  2. Brown Mackie College-Salina

    2106 South 9th Street, Salina, Kansas 67401-7307

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  3. Cloud County Community College

    2221 Campus Dr, Concordia, Kansas 66901-1002

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  4. Hutchinson Community College

    1300 N Plum St, Hutchinson, Kansas 67501

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  5. Johnson County Community College

    12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, Kansas 66210-1299

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  6. Kansas City Kansas Community College

    7250 State Ave, Kansas City, Kansas 66112

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  7. Newman University

    3100 McCormick Ave, Wichita, Kansas 67213-2097

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  8. Washburn University

    1700 SW College Avenue, Topeka, Kansas 66621-0001

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  9. National American University-Overland Park

    10310 Mastin, Overland Park, Kansas 66212-5451

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  10. ITT Technical Institute-Wichita

    8111 E. 32nd Street North, Suite 103, Wichita, Kansas 67226

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Paralegal Employment

Kansas 3,660
National 476,640

Of all of the paralegals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Kansas.

Employment Growth for Paralegals In Kansas

3,380 2,990 3,120 3,120 3,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kansas, paralegal is a growing field. 280 more paralegals were working in Kansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 8% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the national trend for paralegals which shows a 4% decrease in the number of paralegals working around the nation.

Paralegal VS. All Professions salaries in Kansas

$32,790 $32,965 $34,280 $36,345 $36,920
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by paralegals is increasing in Kansas. In 2006 paralegals made a mean salary of $32,790 per year, and in 2010 they made $36,920 per year.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Kansas

10th percentile
$25,845
25th percentile
$29,100
50th percentile
$34,630
75th percentile
$42,415
90th percentile
$53,785

This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Kansas state, within the field of paralegal, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid paralegals earn 108% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Kansas

Court Reporter
$50,940
Criminal Justice
$27,709
Homeland Security
$41,893
Law
$55,149
Paralegal
$36,920

Paralegals in Kansas earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
10
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total16

As the number of paralegals is increasing in Kansas state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited paralegal schools in Kansas state is decreasing. In 2006, 85 students graduated from paralegal courses in Kansas. And in 2010, 23 students graduated.

This represents a 73% decrease in the number of paralegal degree or certificate school graduates in Kansas state. A majority of these graduates, or 63%, graduated with a associate's degree in paralegal.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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