Paralegal Schools
In Rochester, New York

In Rochester, there are 3 paralegal schools where paralegal faculty can find employment. The trends in Rochester's paralegal academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Rochester Vs. New York Paralegal Employment

Rochester 2,060
New York 45,240

Exactly 2,060 of the 45,240 paralegals employed in New York, work in Rochester. Between 2006 and 2010, in Rochester, there has been a 2% decline in the number of paralegals. As the employment for paralegals in Rochester has decreased, overall employment in Rochester has increased.

Rochester Vs. New York Paralegal employment growth

50,830 56,060 57,820 53,960 45,240
2,100 2,120 2,060 2,230 2,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Rochester

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Rochester

$38,215 $39,380 $39,240 $39,935 $38,200
$39,410 $40,660 $41,700 $42,270 $43,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Rochester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Rochester

In Rochester, salaries for paralegals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $38,200 per year was earned by paralegals in Rochester. Four years earlier in 2006, paralegals in Rochester made an average salary of $38,215 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Rochester.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Rochester

10th percentile
$24,045
25th percentile
$27,355
50th percentile
$37,380
75th percentile
$45,600
90th percentile
$54,640

Paralegals make a median salary of $37,380 per year in Rochester. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 127%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,045 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $54,640 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Rochester

Paralegal
$38,200
Homeland Security
$40,690
Court Reporter
$50,680
Criminal Justice
$52,624
Law
$65,779

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Rochester

3

Many of Rochester's paralegals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited paralegal schools in the city.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Rochester

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

Rochester's paralegal schools offer 3 paralegal degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Rochester

associate
26
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
21
Total47

In 2010 approximately 47 students graduated from paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Rochester, New York

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