Paralegal Schools In Nevada

Paralegal classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited paralegal schools in Nevada. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in paralegal in the state of Nevada, which encompasses paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Schools

  1. College of Southern Nevada

    6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164

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  2. Everest College-Henderson

    170 North Stephaine Suite 145, Henderson, Nevada 89074

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  3. Truckee Meadows Community College

    7000 Dandini Blvd, Reno, Nevada 89512-3999

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  4. Western Nevada College

    2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, Nevada 89703-7399

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  5. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Las Vegas

    3825 W Cheyenne Ave Ste 600, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89032

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Paralegal Employment

Nevada 3,710
National 476,640

Of all of the paralegals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Nevada state.

Employment Growth for Paralegals In Nevada

4,220 4,410 3,720 3,570 3,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Paralegal is a shrinking field in Nevada. In 2010 there were 510 less paralegals working in Nevada than there were in 2006. Thus, in Nevada, this field has shrunk by 12% in four years. 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 Nevada

$42,715 $45,435 $46,345 $49,120 $48,855
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Nevada, as the number of paralegals is declining, the salaries earned by paralegals are increasing. The mean salary for paralegals in 2006 was $42,715 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $48,855 per year.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Nevada

10th percentile
$34,810
25th percentile
$41,030
50th percentile
$49,270
75th percentile
$56,830
90th percentile
$63,610

This represents a growth in salaries of 13%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Nevada, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of paralegal. The pay differential between the highest paid paralegals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 83%

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Nevada

Court Reporter
$50,350
Criminal Justice
$53,167
Homeland Security
$48,817
Law
$73,119
Paralegal
$48,855

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
5
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total6

As the number of paralegals is decreasing in Nevada state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited paralegal schools in Nevada state is increasing. In 2006 there were 76 paralegal graduates from paralegal courses in Nevada and in 2010 there were 79 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of paralegal school degree or certificate graduates in Nevada by 4%. 83% of these graduates received an associate's degree in paralegal.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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