Paralegal Schools
In Tacoma, Washington

In Tacoma, there is only one paralegal school where paralegal faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of paralegal and paralegal education in Tacoma, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Tacoma Vs. Washington Paralegal Employment

Tacoma 820
Washington 10,210

Exactly 820 of the 10,210 paralegals employed in Washington State, work in Tacoma. There has been a 1% growth in the number of paralegals in Tacoma between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of paralegals in Tacoma has increased, overall employment in Tacoma has also increased.

Tacoma Vs. Washington Paralegal employment growth

8,250 8,610 9,740 10,200 10,210
810 870 650 940 820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Tacoma

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Tacoma

$39,980 $40,000 $41,165 $40,920 $44,500
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Tacoma
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tacoma

Salaries for paralegals in Tacoma have increased. In 2010 Tacoma paralegals earned an average yearly salary of $44,500. Four years earlier in 2006, paralegals in Tacoma made an average salary of $39,980 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Tacoma.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Tacoma

10th percentile
$28,320
25th percentile
$34,655
50th percentile
$42,820
75th percentile
$51,560
90th percentile
$62,630

Paralegals in Tacoma make a median yearly salary of $42,820. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 121%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,320 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $62,630 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Tacoma

Paralegal
$44,500
Homeland Security
$51,680
Criminal Justice
$55,283
Law
$69,928

On average paralegals in Tacoma earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Tacoma.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Tacoma

1

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

Paralegal Programs Offered In Tacoma

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total3

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

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Tacoma

associate
17
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
11
Total28

In 2010 approximately 28 students graduated from paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Tacoma, Washington

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