Paralegal Schools
In Paramus, New Jersey

In Paramus, there is only one paralegal school where paralegal faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of paralegal and paralegal education in Paramus, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Paramus Vs. New Jersey Paralegal Employment

Paramus 32,700
New Jersey 17,710

Of the 17,710 paralegals employed in New Jersey, 32,700 work in Paramus. There has been a 10% decline in the number of paralegals in Paramus between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for paralegals in Paramus has decreased, overall employment in Paramus has increased.

Paramus Vs. New Jersey Paralegal employment growth

20,360 19,690 19,600 18,040 17,710
36,500 40,780 41,390 38,170 32,700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Jersey
  • Dark Yellow: Paramus

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Paramus

$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 Paramus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Paramus

Salaries for paralegals in Paramus have increased. Paramus paralegals made $55,955 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, paralegals in Paramus made an average salary of $49,715 per year. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Paramus is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Paramus

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

Paralegals in Paramus earn a median salary of $54,740 per year. 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 Paramus

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

Paramus paralegals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Paramus

1

Many of Paramus' paralegals are graduates of the only accredited paralegal school in the city.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Paramus

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

Paramus' paralegal schools offer 2 paralegal degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Paramus

associate
22
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total24

In 2010 approximately 24 students graduated from paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Paramus, New Jersey

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