Paralegal Schools
In San Francisco, California

There are 2 paralegal schools in San Francisco for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of paralegal and paralegal education in San Francisco, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

San Francisco Vs. California Paralegal Employment

San Francisco 6,610
California 56,490

Exactly 6,610 of the 56,490 paralegals employed in California, work in San Francisco. Between 2006 and 2010, in San Francisco, there has been a 13% decline in the number of paralegals. As the employment for paralegals in San Francisco has decreased, overall employment in San Francisco has increased.

San Francisco Vs. California Paralegal employment growth

59,290 56,990 57,620 57,110 56,490
7,600 7,430 7,000 7,050 6,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Francisco

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in San Francisco

$57,030 $58,590 $61,275 $63,770 $65,975
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in San Francisco
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Francisco

As the number of paralegals in San Francisco has shrunk, salaries for paralegals have increased. San Francisco paralegals made $65,975 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, paralegals in San Francisco made an average salary of $57,030 per year. The growth in the salary of paralegals in San Francisco is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in San Francisco

10th percentile
$41,810
25th percentile
$51,820
50th percentile
$66,680
75th percentile
$80,150
90th percentile
$91,250

Paralegals in San Francisco make a median yearly salary of $66,680. 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 $41,810 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $91,250 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in San Francisco

Homeland Security
$35,310
Criminal Justice
$54,120
Paralegal
$65,975
Law
$85,082

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in San Francisco

2

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

Paralegal Programs Offered In San Francisco

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

San Francisco's paralegal schools offer 3 paralegal degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In San Francisco

associate
6
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
21
Total27

Approximately 27 students completed paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in San Francisco, California

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