Paralegal Schools In North Dakota

In North Dakota, there are 3 accredited schools where paralegal classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in paralegal in the state of North Dakota, which encompasses paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


  1. Rasmussen College-North Dakota

    4012 19th Avenue SW, Fargo, North Dakota 58103-7196

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  2. Lake Region State College

    1801 College Dr N, Devils Lake, North Dakota 58301-1598

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  3. Turtle Mountain Community College

    10145 BIA #7 North, Belcourt, North Dakota 58316

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Professional Trends

North Dakota Vs. National Paralegal Employment

North Dakota 850
National 476,640

Of all of the paralegals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of North Dakota.

Employment Growth for Paralegals In North Dakota

830 930 930 900 850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Paralegal is a growing field in North Dakota. In North Dakota, 20 more paralegals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of paralegal has grown by 2% in North Dakota. This is slower 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 North Dakota

$33,125 $32,150 $34,045 $34,765 $36,395
$38,611 $40,428 $41,355 $43,390 $43,459
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to paralegals are growing in North Dakota. Paralegals earned a yearly mean salary of $33,125 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $36,395 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in North Dakota

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Thus, paralegals' salaries grew by 9% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of paralegal, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid paralegals earning 116% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in North Dakota state.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in North Dakota

Court Reporter
Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Dakota


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited paralegal schools in North Dakota is increasing. In 2006 there were 3 paralegal graduates from paralegal courses in North Dakota and in 2010 there were 6 graduates.

This represents a 100% increase in the number of paralegal degree or certificate school graduates in North Dakota state. Most of these graduates, or 75%, earned an associate's degree in paralegal.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in North Dakota

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