Paralegal Schools
In New York City, New York

In New York City, there are 3 paralegal schools where paralegal faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the paralegal academic community in New York City, and the future trends. Academia in paralegal includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

New York City Vs. New York Paralegal Employment

New York City 32,700
New York 45,240

Of the 45,240 paralegals employed in New York, 32,700 work in New York City. The number of paralegals in New York City has shrunk by 10% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of paralegals in New York City has decreased, overall employment in New York City has increased.

New York City Vs. New York Paralegal employment growth

50,830 56,060 57,820 53,960 45,240
36,500 40,780 41,390 38,170 32,700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: New York City

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in New York City

$49,715 $51,775 $53,050 $55,865 $55,955
$50,840 $52,790 $54,850 $56,250 $57,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in New York City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New York City

In New York City, salaries for paralegals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $55,955 per year was earned by paralegals in New York City. Paralegals in New York City made a yearly average salary of $49,715, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of paralegals in New York City is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in New York City

10th percentile
$35,970
25th percentile
$43,480
50th percentile
$54,740
75th percentile
$68,275
90th percentile
$78,450

New York City paralegals earn a median yearly salary of $54,740. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 118%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,970 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $78,450 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in New York City

Homeland Security
$45,960
Criminal Justice
$55,605
Paralegal
$55,955
Law
$79,802

On average paralegals in New York City earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in New York City.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in New York City

3

There are 3 accredited paralegal schools in the city. Many of New York City's paralegals are graduates of one of these schools.

Paralegal Programs Offered In New York City

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 New York City's paralegal schools.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In New York City

associate
98
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
11
Total109

In 2010 approximately 109 students graduated from paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in New York City, New York

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