Paralegal Schools In Oklahoma

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

  • Associates degree in Paralegal
  • Bachelors degree in Paralegal


Schools

  1. East Central University

    1100 E. 14th Street, Ada, Oklahoma 74820-6999

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  2. Rogers State University

    1701 W Will Rogers Blvd, Claremore, Oklahoma 74017-3252

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  3. Rose State College

    6420 S E 15th, Midwest City, Oklahoma 73110-2799

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  4. Vatterott College in Oklahoma City

    4621 NW 23, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73127

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  5. ITT Technical Institute-Oklahoma City

    50 Penn Place Office Tower, 1900 NW Expressway St.-Ste 305, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73118

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  6. ITT Technical Institute-Tulsa

    8421 East 61st Street, Suite U, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74133

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oklahoma Vs. National Paralegal Employment

Oklahoma 5,140
National 476,640

Of all of the paralegals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Oklahoma.

Employment Growth for Paralegals In Oklahoma

4,430 4,490 4,690 4,670 5,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Paralegal is a growing field in Oklahoma. In Oklahoma, 710 more paralegals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of paralegal has grown by 16% in Oklahoma. This growth 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 Oklahoma

$33,780 $35,935 $36,890 $36,770 $35,850
$38,070 $39,720 $40,527 $41,574 $42,968
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of paralegals is growing, the salaries paid to paralegals are increasing in Oklahoma. Paralegals earned a yearly mean salary of $33,780 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $35,850 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Oklahoma

10th percentile
$22,925
25th percentile
$27,360
50th percentile
$34,000
75th percentile
$42,710
90th percentile
$52,640

This represents a 6% growth in salaries. 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 130% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Oklahoma state.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Oklahoma

Court Reporter
$45,240
Criminal Justice
$39,512
Homeland Security
$41,455
Law
$49,528
Paralegal
$35,850

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
5
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total6

The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited paralegal schools in Oklahoma is decreasing. In Oklahoma, there were 52 graduates in 2006. And there were 19 graduates from paralegal courses in 2010.

This represents a 63% decrease in the number of paralegal degree or certificate school graduates in Oklahoma state. Most of these graduates, or 83%, earned a associate's degree in paralegal.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Oklahoma

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