Paralegal Schools In Kentucky

Paralegal classes faculty can choose to work at one of 18 accredited paralegal schools in Kentucky. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of paralegal and paralegal training in Kentucky, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Eastern Kentucky University

    521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, Kentucky 40475-3102

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  2. Daymar College-Paducah Main

    509 South 30th Street, Paducah, Kentucky 42001-8252

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  3. University of Louisville

    2301 S 3rd St, Louisville, Kentucky 40292-0001

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  4. Morehead State University

    University Blvd, Morehead, Kentucky 40351

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  5. Daymar College-Owensboro Campus

    3361 Buckland Sq, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301

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  6. Brown Mackie College-Louisville

    3605 Fern Valley Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40219

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  7. Brown Mackie College-Northern Kentucky

    309 Buttermilk Pike, Fort Mitchell, Kentucky 41017

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  8. Sullivan University

    3101 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40205-3013

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  9. Western Kentucky University

    1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101-1000

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  10. Beckfield College in Florence

    16 Spiral Drive, Florence, Kentucky 41042

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  11. Daymar College in Bowling Green

    2421 Fitzgerald Industrial Dr., Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101

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  12. Daymar College-Louisville

    4112 Fern Valley Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40219

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  13. ITT Technical Institute-Louisville

    9500 Ormsby Station Road, Suite 100, Louisville, Kentucky 40223

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  14. Brown Mackie College-Hopkinsville

    4001 Fort Campbell Boulevard, Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240-4948

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  15. Daymar College-Bellevue

    119 Fairfield Avenue, Bellevue, Kentucky 41073

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  16. Daymar College-Madisonville

    1105 National Mine Drive, Madisonville, Kentucky 42431

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  17. Daymar College-Scottsville

    1138 Old Gallatin Rd, Scottsville, Kentucky 42164

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  18. Daymar College Online

    3309 Collins Lane, Louisville, Kentucky 40245

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Paralegal Employment

Kentucky 7,290
National 476,640

Of all of the paralegals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Kentucky.

Employment Growth for Paralegals In Kentucky

5,310 4,950 5,790 6,170 7,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kentucky, paralegal is a growing field. In Kentucky, 1,980 more paralegals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 37% 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 Kentucky

$34,900 $34,785 $35,505 $35,940 $36,445
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Kentucky, as the number of paralegals is growing, the salaries earned by paralegals are increasing. The mean salary for paralegals in 2006 was $34,900 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $36,445 per year.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Kentucky

10th percentile
$23,345
25th percentile
$28,310
50th percentile
$34,275
75th percentile
$43,170
90th percentile
$53,350

Thus, paralegals' salaries grew by 4% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Kentucky, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of paralegal. The pay differential between the highest paid paralegals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 129%

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Kentucky

Criminal Justice
$35,909
Homeland Security
$39,543
Law
$51,194
Paralegal
$36,445

In Kentucky, paralegals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
17
bachelor
6
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total26

The number of students graduating from the 18 accredited paralegal schools in Kentucky is decreasing. In 2006 there were 278 paralegal graduates from paralegal courses in Kentucky and in 2010 there were 188 graduates.

This represents a 32% decrease in the number of paralegal degree or certificate school graduates in Kentucky state. 65% of these graduates received an associate's degree in paralegal.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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