Paralegal Schools
In Portland, Oregon

In Portland, there are 5 paralegal schools where paralegal faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in paralegal in the city of Portland, which encompasses paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Paralegal Employment

Portland 3,900
Oregon 5,700

Of the 5,700 paralegals employed in Oregon, 3,900 work in Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, in Portland, there has been a 3% decline in the number of paralegals. Overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Paralegal employment growth

6,060 6,370 6,010 6,150 5,700
4,030 4,300 4,240 4,260 3,900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$43,880 $44,690 $46,890 $48,220 $49,625
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

Salaries for paralegals in Portland have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $49,625 per year was earned by paralegals in Portland. The average salary for paralegals in Portland was $43,880 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Portland

10th percentile
$29,095
25th percentile
$36,545
50th percentile
$48,410
75th percentile
$59,550
90th percentile
$71,005

Paralegals in Portland earn a median salary of $48,410 per year. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,095 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 144% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Portland

Homeland Security
$48,710
Paralegal
$49,625
Criminal Justice
$53,544
Law
$68,439
Court Reporter
$96,730

On average paralegal salaries in Portland are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Portland

5

Many of Portland's paralegals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited paralegal schools in the city.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Portland

associate
3
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total5

There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in paralegal offered by Portland's paralegal schools.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Portland

associate
55
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
32
Total87

In 2010 approximately 87 students completed paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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