Paralegal Schools
In San Jose, California

There is only one paralegal school in San Jose for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of paralegal and paralegal education in San Jose, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

San Jose Vs. California Paralegal Employment

San Jose 3,590
California 56,490

Of the 56,490 paralegals employed in California, 3,590 work in San Jose. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of paralegals in San Jose has grown by 1%. Overall employment in San Jose has decreased.

San Jose Vs. California Paralegal employment growth

59,290 56,990 57,620 57,110 56,490
3,540 3,200 3,600 3,450 3,590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Jose

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in San Jose

$62,245 $64,520 $62,980 $63,910 $65,875
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in San Jose
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Jose

Salaries for paralegals in San Jose have increased. In 2010 paralegals in San Jose reportedly earned an average salary of $65,875 per year. Paralegals in San Jose made a yearly average salary of $62,245, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Jose.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in San Jose

10th percentile
$38,145
25th percentile
$47,575
50th percentile
$67,350
75th percentile
$82,420
90th percentile
$96,065

San Jose paralegals earn a median yearly salary of $67,350. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 152%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,145 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $96,065 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in San Jose

Court Reporter
$42,280
Homeland Security
$56,973
Criminal Justice
$61,302
Paralegal
$65,875
Law
$85,976

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in San Jose

1

There is only one accredited paralegal school in the city. Many of San Jose's paralegals are graduates of this school.

Paralegal Programs Offered In San Jose

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

San Jose's paralegal schools offer 2 paralegal degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In San Jose

associate
15
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
12
Total27

Approximately 27 students completed paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in San Jose, California

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