Paralegal Schools
In Tampa, Florida

In Tampa, there are 4 paralegal schools where paralegal faculty can find employment. The trends in Tampa'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
  • Bachelors degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Tampa Vs. Florida Paralegal Employment

Tampa 4,790
Florida 34,100

Of the 34,100 paralegals employed in Florida, 4,790 work in Tampa. Between 2006 and 2010, in Tampa, there has been a 18% decline in the number of paralegals. Overall employment in Tampa has increased.

Tampa Vs. Florida Paralegal employment growth

38,860 39,230 37,970 34,940 34,100
5,810 5,900 5,910 5,010 4,790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Tampa

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Tampa

$39,090 $40,890 $43,130 $43,730 $44,525
$36,070 $37,530 $39,140 $40,590 $41,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Tampa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tampa

In Tampa, salaries for paralegals have increased. Tampa paralegals made $44,525 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, paralegals in Tampa made an average salary of $39,090 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Tampa.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Tampa

10th percentile
$28,690
25th percentile
$33,455
50th percentile
$44,630
75th percentile
$53,090
90th percentile
$61,885

Paralegals make a median salary of $44,630 per year in Tampa. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,690 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $61,885 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Tampa

Court Reporter
$30,330
Homeland Security
$42,780
Paralegal
$44,525
Criminal Justice
$46,962
Law
$72,060

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Tampa

4

There are 4 accredited paralegal schools in the city. Many of Tampa's paralegals are graduates of one of these schools.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Tampa

associate
3
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total6

Tampa's paralegal schools offer 6 paralegal degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Tampa

associate
118
bachelor
33
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
9
Total160

Approximately 160 students graduated from paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Tampa, Florida

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