Paralegal Schools
In Poughkeepsie, New York

The city of Poughkeepsie has 2 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 Poughkeepsie, which encompasses paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Poughkeepsie Vs. New York Paralegal Employment

Poughkeepsie 800
New York 45,240

Exactly 800 of the 45,240 paralegals employed in New York, work in Poughkeepsie. There has been a 40% growth in the number of paralegals in Poughkeepsie between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Poughkeepsie has also increased.

Poughkeepsie Vs. New York Paralegal employment growth

50,830 56,060 57,820 53,960 45,240
570 860 850 950 800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Poughkeepsie

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Poughkeepsie

$43,850 $45,370 $46,365 $48,115 $47,660
$41,180 $42,500 $44,110 $45,480 $46,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Poughkeepsie
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Poughkeepsie

As the number of paralegals in Poughkeepsie has grown, salaries for paralegals have also increased. In 2010 paralegals in Poughkeepsie reportedly earned an average salary of $47,660 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, paralegals in Poughkeepsie made an average salary of $43,850 per year. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Poughkeepsie is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Poughkeepsie

10th percentile
$32,655
25th percentile
$38,375
50th percentile
$45,865
75th percentile
$57,270
90th percentile
$64,670

Paralegals in Poughkeepsie make a median yearly salary of $45,865. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 98%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,655 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $64,670 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Poughkeepsie

Homeland Security
$46,547
Paralegal
$47,660
Criminal Justice
$53,253
Court Reporter
$69,170
Law
$70,463

Paralegal salaries in Poughkeepsie are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Poughkeepsie

2

There are 2 accredited paralegal schools in the city. Many of Poughkeepsie's paralegals are graduates of one of these schools.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Poughkeepsie

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in paralegal offered by Poughkeepsie's paralegal schools.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Poughkeepsie

associate
14
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
9
Total23

Approximately 23 students completed paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Poughkeepsie, New York

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