Paralegal Schools
In Morgantown, West Virginia

The city of Morgantown has only one school where paralegal faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the paralegal academic community in Morgantown, and the future trends. Academia in paralegal includes paralegal training at the paralegal associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Morgantown Vs. West Virginia Paralegal Employment

Morgantown 250
West Virginia 3,710

Exactly 250 of the 3,710 paralegals employed in West Virginia, work in Morgantown. The number of paralegals in Morgantown has grown by 127% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Morgantown has also increased.

Morgantown Vs. West Virginia Paralegal employment growth

3,630 3,640 3,620 4,010 3,710
110 190 100 230 250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Morgantown

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Morgantown

$33,735 $38,760 $37,680 $35,625 $34,915
$33,040 $34,010 $35,360 $36,540 $36,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Morgantown
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Morgantown

As the number of paralegals in Morgantown has grown, salaries for paralegals have also increased. In 2010 paralegals in Morgantown reportedly earned an average salary of $34,915 per year. Paralegals in Morgantown made a yearly average salary of $33,735, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Morgantown.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Morgantown

10th percentile
$26,140
25th percentile
$28,350
50th percentile
$31,820
75th percentile
$38,945
90th percentile
$48,630

Paralegals in Morgantown earn a median salary of $31,820 per year. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 86%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,140 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $48,630 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Morgantown

Homeland Security
$23,620
Criminal Justice
$29,455
Paralegal
$34,915
Law
$49,745

On average paralegal salaries in Morgantown are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Morgantown

1

Many of Morgantown's paralegals are graduates of the only accredited paralegal school in the city.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Morgantown

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Morgantown's paralegal school offers one paralegal degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Morgantown

associate
10
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total10

Approximately 10 students graduated from paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Morgantown, West Virginia

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