Paralegal Schools In Mississippi

Paralegal classes faculty can choose to work at one of 16 accredited paralegal schools in Mississippi. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in paralegal in the state of Mississippi, which encompasses paralegal training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Antonelli College in Jackson

    2323 Lakeland Drive, Jackson, Mississippi 39232

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  2. Copiah-Lincoln Community College

    1001 Co-Lin Lane, Wesson, Mississippi 39191

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  3. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

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  4. Holmes Community College

    #1 Hill St, Goodman, Mississippi 39079

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  5. Itawamba Community College

    602 W Hill St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843-1099

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  6. Jones County Junior College

    900 S Court St, Ellisville, Mississippi 39437

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  7. University of Mississippi Main Campus

    Oxford, Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677-1848

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  8. Mississippi University for Women

    1100 College Street, Columbus, Mississippi 39701

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  9. Mississippi College

    200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, Mississippi 39058

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  10. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

    51 Main Street, Perkinston, Mississippi 39573

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  11. Northeast Mississippi Community College

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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  12. Northwest Mississippi Community College

    4975 Hwy 51 N, Senatobia, Mississippi 38668-1714

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  13. University of Southern Mississippi

    118 College Drive # 0001, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406-0001

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  14. Antonelli College in Hattiesburg

    1500 N 31st Ave, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401

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  15. Virginia College-Biloxi

    920 Cedar Lake Rd-Ste C, Biloxi, Mississippi 39532

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  16. ITT Technical Institute in Madison, MI

    382 Galleria Pkwy Ste 100, Madison, Mississippi 39110

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Paralegal Employment

Mississippi 2,970
National 476,640

Approximately 1% of the country's paralegals work in Mississippi state.

Employment Growth for Paralegals In Mississippi

3,440 3,220 3,180 2,950 2,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Mississippi, paralegal is a shrinking field. There were 470 less paralegals working in Mississippi in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of paralegals has shrunk by 14%. This decline 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 Mississippi

$33,950 $35,655 $36,630 $38,260 $39,100
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Mississippi, as the number of paralegals is declining, the salaries earned by paralegals are increasing. Paralegals earned a yearly mean salary of $33,950 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $39,100 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$27,140
25th percentile
$32,180
50th percentile
$37,405
75th percentile
$44,450
90th percentile
$55,125

Thus, paralegals' salaries grew by 13% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of paralegal, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid paralegals earning 103% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Mississippi state.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Mississippi

Court Reporter
$52,830
Criminal Justice
$28,206
Homeland Security
$38,740
Law
$44,700
Paralegal
$39,100

In Mississippi, paralegals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
12
bachelor
4
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total17

The number of students graduating from the 16 accredited paralegal schools in Mississippi is increasing. In 2006, 141 students graduated from paralegal courses in Mississippi. And in 2010, 148 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of paralegal school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi by 5%. A majority of these graduates, or 71%, graduated with an associate's degree in paralegal.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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