Paralegal Schools
In La Plata, Maryland

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

La Plata Vs. Maryland Paralegal Employment

La Plata 17,370
Maryland 9,200

Exactly 17,370 of the 9,200 paralegals employed in Maryland, work in La Plata. There has been a 10% decline in the number of paralegals in La Plata between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for paralegals in La Plata has decreased, overall employment in La Plata has increased.

La Plata Vs. Maryland Paralegal employment growth

9,810 9,190 9,270 8,870 9,200
19,280 19,730 18,690 18,800 17,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maryland
  • Dark Yellow: La Plata

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in La Plata

$54,740 $57,100 $59,055 $60,630 $60,370
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in La Plata
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in La Plata

In La Plata, salaries for paralegals have increased. La Plata paralegals made $60,370 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for paralegals in La Plata was $54,740 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of paralegals in La Plata is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in La Plata

10th percentile
$36,730
25th percentile
$45,385
50th percentile
$57,325
75th percentile
$73,245
90th percentile
$90,430

Paralegals make a median salary of $57,325 per year in La Plata. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 146%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $36,730 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $90,430 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in La Plata

Court Reporter
$44,640
Homeland Security
$58,988
Criminal Justice
$59,066
Paralegal
$60,370
Law
$70,861

On average paralegals in La Plata earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in La Plata.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in La Plata

1

There is only one accredited paralegal school in the city. Many of La Plata's paralegals are graduates of this school.

Paralegal Programs Offered In La Plata

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

La Plata's paralegal school offers one paralegal degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In La Plata

associate
16
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total16

Approximately 16 students completed paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in La Plata, Maryland

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