Paralegal Schools
In Los Angeles, California

There are 5 paralegal schools in Los Angeles for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of paralegal and paralegal education in Los Angeles, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Los Angeles Vs. California Paralegal Employment

Los Angeles 18,160
California 56,490

Exactly 18,160 of the 56,490 paralegals employed in California, work in Los Angeles. The number of paralegals in Los Angeles has shrunk by 10% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for paralegals in Los Angeles has decreased, overall employment in Los Angeles has increased.

Los Angeles Vs. California Paralegal employment growth

59,290 56,990 57,620 57,110 56,490
20,150 19,240 20,040 19,470 18,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Los Angeles

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Los Angeles

$49,875 $52,970 $53,020 $55,140 $55,585
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Los Angeles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Los Angeles

As the number of paralegals in Los Angeles has shrunk, salaries for paralegals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $55,585 per year was earned by paralegals in Los Angeles. Four years earlier in 2006, paralegals in Los Angeles made an average salary of $49,875 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Los Angeles.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Los Angeles

10th percentile
$30,320
25th percentile
$39,705
50th percentile
$53,325
75th percentile
$70,215
90th percentile
$84,905

Paralegals in Los Angeles earn a median salary of $53,325 per year. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,320 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 180% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Los Angeles

Homeland Security
$32,720
Criminal Justice
$46,337
Paralegal
$55,585
Law
$90,200

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Los Angeles

5

Many of Los Angeles' paralegals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited paralegal schools in the city.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Los Angeles

associate
3
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in paralegal offered by Los Angeles' paralegal schools.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Los Angeles

associate
29
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
176
Total205

Approximately 205 students completed paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Los Angeles, California

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