Paralegal Schools In Michigan

In Michigan, there are 29 accredited schools where paralegal classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Michigan's paralegal academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in paralegal includes paralegal training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Davenport University

    6191 Kraft Avenue S.E., Grand Rapids, Michigan 49512-9396

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  2. Delta College

    1961 Delta Road, University Center, Michigan 48710

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  3. Eastern Michigan University

    Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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  4. Ferris State University

    1201 S State St, Big Rapids, Michigan 49307-2251

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  5. Grand Valley State University

    1 Campus Dr, Allendale, Michigan 49401-9403

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  6. Henry Ford Community College

    5101 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, Michigan 48128-1495

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  7. ITT Technical Institute-Wyoming

    1980 Metro Court S.W., Wyoming, Michigan 49519

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  8. Kellogg Community College

    450 North Ave, Battle Creek, Michigan 49017-3397

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  9. Lansing Community College

    419 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48901-7210

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  10. Macomb Community College

    14500 E Twelve Mile Rd, Warren, Michigan 48088-3896

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  11. Madonna University

    36600 Schoolcraft Rd, Livonia, Michigan 48150-1176

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  12. Mid Michigan Community College

    1375 S Clare Ave, Harrison, Michigan 48625-9447

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  13. Baker College of Muskegon

    1903 Marquette Ave, Muskegon, Michigan 49442

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  14. North Central Michigan College

    1515 Howard St, Petoskey, Michigan 49770

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  15. Northwestern Michigan College

    1701 E Front St, Traverse City, Michigan 49686

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  16. Oakland Community College

    2480 Opdyke Rd, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304-2266

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  17. Siena Heights University

    1247 E. Siena Heights Dr, Adrian, Michigan 49221

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  18. Southwestern Michigan College

    58900 Cherry Grove Rd, Dowagiac, Michigan 49047-9793

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  19. Wayne County Community College District

    801 W Fort St, Detroit, Michigan 48226

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  20. ITT Technical Institute-Troy

    1522 E Big Beaver Rd, Troy, Michigan 48083-1905

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  21. Academy of Court Reporting-Clawson

    1055 West Maple Road, Clawson, Michigan 48017-1052

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  22. Lawton Career Institute-Oak Park

    20820 Greenfield, Oak Park, Michigan 48237

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  23. Baker College of Auburn Hills

    1500 University Dr, Auburn Hills, Michigan 48326-2642

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  24. Baker College of Clinton Township

    34950 Little Mack Ave, Clinton Township, Michigan 48035

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  25. Baker College of Jackson

    2800 Springport Rd, Jackson, Michigan 49202-1290

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  26. Baker College of Allen Park

    4500 Enterprise Dr, Allen Park, Michigan 48101

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  27. ITT Technical Institute-Swartz Creek

    6359 Miller Road, Swartz Creek, Michigan 48473

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  28. Lawton Career Institute-Warren

    13877 E. 8 Mile Rd, Warren, Michigan 48089-3352

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  29. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Dearborn

    19855 W Outer Dr Ste L10W, Dearborn, Michigan 48124

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Michigan Vs. National Paralegal Employment

Michigan 10,080
National 476,640

Of all of the paralegals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Michigan state.

Employment Growth for Paralegals In Michigan

10,720 10,910 10,910 10,110 10,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of paralegals is shrinking in Michigan. In 2010 there were 640 less paralegals working in Michigan than there were in 2006. Thus, in Michigan, this field has shrunk by 6% in four years. This is faster than the trend for paralegals around the US. Nationally, the number of paralegals has shrunk by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Paralegal VS. All Professions salaries in Michigan

$42,575 $44,255 $45,825 $46,325 $46,075
$45,563 $47,071 $48,208 $48,728 $49,286
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal
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As the number of paralegals is declining, the salaries paid to paralegals are increasing in Michigan. In 2006 paralegals made a mean salary of $42,575 per year, and in 2010 they made $46,075 per year.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Michigan

10th percentile
$31,625
25th percentile
$36,610
50th percentile
$44,535
75th percentile
$54,525
90th percentile
$64,835

This represents a 8% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Michigan state, within the field of paralegal, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid paralegals earn 105% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Michigan

Court Reporter
$45,340
Criminal Justice
$47,333
Homeland Security
$47,260
Law
$63,137
Paralegal
$46,075

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
22
bachelor
5
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
11
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The number of students graduating from the 29 accredited paralegal schools in Michigan is increasing. In 2006 there were 376 paralegal graduates from paralegal courses in Michigan and in 2010 there were 434 graduates.

Thus there was a 15% percent increase in the number of paralegal school degree or certificate graduates in Michigan. 58% of these graduates received a associate's degree in paralegal.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Michigan

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