Paralegal Schools
In Tempe, Arizona

The city of Tempe has 3 schools where paralegal faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the paralegal academic community in Tempe, and the future trends. Academia in paralegal includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Tempe Vs. Arizona Paralegal Employment

Tempe 7,200
Arizona 9,260

Exactly 7,200 of the 9,260 paralegals employed in Arizona, work in Tempe. Between 2006 and 2010, in Tempe, there has been a 12% growth in the number of paralegals. As the number of paralegals in Tempe has increased, overall employment in Tempe has also increased.

Tempe Vs. Arizona Paralegal employment growth

7,950 8,890 9,730 9,700 9,260
6,410 7,140 7,520 7,530 7,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arizona
  • Dark Yellow: Tempe

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Tempe

$44,885 $46,180 $45,715 $45,240 $45,935
$37,130 $38,360 $40,110 $41,930 $43,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Tempe
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tempe

In Tempe, salaries for paralegals have increased. In 2010 Tempe paralegals earned an average yearly salary of $45,935. Paralegals in Tempe made a yearly average salary of $44,885, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Tempe is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Tempe

10th percentile
$30,275
25th percentile
$35,840
50th percentile
$45,405
75th percentile
$54,475
90th percentile
$64,375

Paralegals in Tempe make a median yearly salary of $45,405. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,275 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 113% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Tempe

Homeland Security
$41,650
Criminal Justice
$45,142
Paralegal
$45,935
Court Reporter
$51,130
Law
$65,592

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Tempe

3

Many of Tempe's paralegals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited paralegal schools in the city.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Tempe

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

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

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Tempe

associate
25
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total26

Approximately 26 students graduated from paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Tempe, Arizona

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