Paralegal Schools In New York

There are 33 accredited paralegal schools in New York for faculty who teach paralegal classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in paralegal in the state of New York, which encompasses paralegal training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Bryant and Stratton College-Albany

    1259 Central Ave, Albany, New York 12205

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  2. Berkeley College in New York

    3 East 43 Street, New York, New York 10017

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  3. Broome Community College

    907 Upper Front St, Binghamton, New York 13905

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  4. Bryant and Stratton College-Amherst Campus

    Audubon Business Centre, 40 Hazelwood Drive, Amherst, New York 14228

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  5. Bryant and Stratton College-Syracuse North

    8687 Carling Rd, Liverpool, New York 13090

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  6. CUNY Bronx Community College

    2155 University Avenue, Bronx, New York 10453

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  7. CUNY Hostos Community College

    500 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York 10451

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  8. CUNY LaGuardia Community College

    31-10 Thomson Ave, Long Island City, New York 11101

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  9. CUNY New York City College of Technology

    300 Jay St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

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  10. Dutchess Community College

    53 Pendell Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601-1595

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  11. Erie Community College

    121 Ellicott St, Buffalo, New York 14203

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  12. Finger Lakes Community College

    3325 Marvin Sands Drive, Canandaigua, New York 14424-8395

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  13. Genesee Community College

    One College Rd, Batavia, New York 14020

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  14. Herkimer County Community College

    100 Reservoir Rd, Herkimer, New York 13350-1598

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  15. Hilbert College

    5200 S Park Ave, Hamburg, New York 14075-1597

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  16. Jefferson Community College

    1220 Coffeen St, Watertown, New York 13601-1897

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  17. Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus

    University Plaza, Brooklyn, New York 11201-5372

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  18. Marist College

    3399 North Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

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  19. Mildred Elley School

    855 Central Ave, Albany, New York 12206-1513

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  20. Monroe Community College

    1000 E Henrietta Rd, Rochester, New York 14623

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  21. Nassau Community College

    One Education Dr, Garden City, New York 11530-6793

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  22. Olean Business Institute

    301 N Union St, Olean, New York 14760

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  23. Everest Institute-Rochester

    1630 Portland Ave, Rochester, New York 14621-3007

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  24. Rockland Community College

    145 College Rd, Suffern, New York 10901

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  25. Schenectady County Community College

    78 Washington Avenue, Schenectady, New York 12305

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  26. New York Career Institute

    11 Park Place 4th Floor, New York, New York 10007

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  27. SUNY College of Technology at Canton

    34 Cornell Drive, Canton, New York 13617-1098

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  28. Technical Career Institutes

    320 W 31st St, New York, New York 10001

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  29. Tompkins Cortland Community College

    170 North St, Dryden, New York 13053-0139

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  30. SUNY Westchester Community College

    75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, New York 10595

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  31. Suffolk County Community College

    533 College Rd, Selden, New York 11784-2899

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  32. Bryant and Stratton College-Southtowns Campus

    Sterling Park - 200 Redtail, Orchard Park, New York 14127

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  33. Bryant and Stratton College-Henrietta

    1225 Jefferson Rd, Rochester, New York 14623

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Statistics

Professional Trends

New York Vs. National Paralegal Employment

New York 45,240
National 476,640

Approximately 9% of the country's paralegals work in New York state.

Employment Growth for Paralegals In New York

50,830 56,060 57,820 53,960 45,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of paralegals is shrinking in New York. In 2010 there were 5,590 less paralegals working in New York than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of paralegal has shrunk by 11% in New York. 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 New York

$46,975 $49,120 $50,350 $52,825 $52,725
$47,100 $51,120 $53,567 $54,837 $56,461
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The amount earned by paralegals is increasing in New York. In 2006 paralegals made a mean salary of $46,975 per year, and in 2010 they made $52,725 per year.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in New York

10th percentile
$33,275
25th percentile
$40,715
50th percentile
$51,160
75th percentile
$64,745
90th percentile
$76,065

Thus, paralegals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 129% pay differential between the highest paid paralegals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of paralegal in New York.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in New York

Court Reporter
$81,660
Criminal Justice
$55,719
Homeland Security
$48,710
Law
$75,119
Paralegal
$52,725

Paralegals in New York earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Paralegal programs available for each degree type for all schools in New York

associate
30
bachelor
4
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
12
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As the number of paralegals is decreasing in New York state, the number of students graduating from the 33 accredited paralegal schools in New York state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 1,028 paralegal graduates from paralegal courses in New York and in 2010 there were 814 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of paralegal school degree or certificate graduates in New York by 21%. Most of these graduates, or 65%, earned a associate's degree in paralegal.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in New York

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