Paralegal Schools
In Smithfield, North Carolina

Paralegal faculty can choose to work at only one paralegal school in Smithfield. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in paralegal in the city of Smithfield, which encompasses paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Smithfield Vs. North Carolina Paralegal Employment

Smithfield 2,320
North Carolina 11,400

Exactly 2,320 of the 11,400 paralegals employed in North Carolina, work in Smithfield. There has been a 12% growth in the number of paralegals in Smithfield between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of paralegals in Smithfield has increased, overall employment in Smithfield has decreased.

Smithfield Vs. North Carolina Paralegal employment growth

12,320 12,870 12,460 11,960 11,400
2,080 2,190 2,170 2,380 2,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Smithfield

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Smithfield

$42,155 $42,550 $45,155 $47,070 $50,545
$39,370 $40,840 $42,170 $43,370 $44,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Smithfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Smithfield

In Smithfield, salaries for paralegals have increased. Smithfield paralegals made $50,545 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for paralegals in Smithfield was $42,155 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Smithfield.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Smithfield

10th percentile
$30,850
25th percentile
$39,995
50th percentile
$50,425
75th percentile
$59,015
90th percentile
$68,190

Paralegals in Smithfield earn a median salary of $50,425 per year. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,850 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $68,190 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Smithfield

Homeland Security
$40,650
Criminal Justice
$45,320
Paralegal
$50,545
Law
$60,945

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Smithfield

1

Many of Smithfield's paralegals are graduates of the only accredited paralegal school in the city.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Smithfield

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in paralegal offered by Smithfield's paralegal schools.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Smithfield

associate
16
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
5
Total21

Approximately 21 students graduated from paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Smithfield, North Carolina

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