Paralegal Schools In Tennessee

In Tennessee, there are 20 accredited schools where paralegal classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the paralegal academic community in Tennessee, and the future trends in paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal
  • Bachelors degree in Paralegal


Schools

  1. ITT Technical Institute-Nashville

    2845 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37214-3717

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  2. Chattanooga State Community College

    4501 Amnicola Hwy, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37406-1097

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  3. Daymar Institute in Nashville

    340 Plus Park Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37217

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  4. South College

    3904 Lonas Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37909-0000

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  5. Roane State Community College

    276 Patton Lane, Harriman, Tennessee 37748

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  6. Southwest Tennessee Community College

    737 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

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  7. Pellissippi State Community College

    10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37933-0990

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  8. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

    615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403-2598

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  9. Volunteer State Community College

    1480 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, Tennessee 37066-3188

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  10. Kaplan Career Institute in Nashville

    750 Envious Lane, Nashville, Tennessee 37217-5318

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  11. ITT Technical Institute-Knoxville

    10208 Technology Dr, Knoxville, Tennessee 37932

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  12. Daymar Institute in Clarksville

    1860 Wilma Rudolph Blvd, Clarksville, Tennessee 37040-6718

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  13. Miller-Motte Technical College in Clarksville

    1820 Business Park Dr, Clarksville, Tennessee 37040

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  14. ITT Technical Institute-Cordova

    7260 Goodlett Farms Parkway, Cordova, Tennessee 38016

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  15. Anthem Career College-Nashville

    560 Royal Parkway, Nashville, Tennessee 37211

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  16. Daymar Institute-Murfreesboro

    415 Golden Bear Court, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37128

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  17. Anthem Career College-Memphis

    5865 Shelby Oaks Circle, Memphis, Tennessee 38134

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  18. ITT Technical Institute-Chattanooga

    5600 Brainerd Rd Suite G-1, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37411

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  19. Virginia College-School of Business and Health

    721 Eastgate Loop Rd., Chattanooga, Tennessee 37411

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  20. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Johnson City

    4721 Lake Park Dr, Johnson City, Tennessee 37615

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Paralegal Employment

Tennessee 5,770
National 476,640

Of all of the paralegals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Tennessee.

Employment Growth for Paralegals In Tennessee

7,180 6,700 6,350 5,460 5,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Tennessee, paralegal is a shrinking field. 1,410 less paralegals were working in Tennessee in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 20% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the national trend for paralegals which shows a 4% decrease in the number of paralegals working around the nation.

Paralegal VS. All Professions salaries in Tennessee

$34,515 $36,170 $37,760 $37,240 $37,615
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal
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The salaries paid to paralegals are growing in Tennessee. Paralegals earned a yearly mean salary of $34,515 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $37,615 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$22,720
25th percentile
$28,450
50th percentile
$35,745
75th percentile
$45,360
90th percentile
$55,560

Thus, paralegals' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 145% pay differential between the highest paid paralegals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of paralegal in Tennessee.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Tennessee

Court Reporter
$47,330
Criminal Justice
$38,792
Homeland Security
$37,853
Law
$56,272
Paralegal
$37,615

Paralegals in Tennessee earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Paralegal programs available for each degree type for all schools in Tennessee

associate
19
bachelor
3
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
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The number of students graduating from the 20 accredited paralegal schools in Tennessee is decreasing. In Tennessee, there were 251 graduates in 2006. And there were 181 graduates from paralegal courses in 2010.

This represents a 28% decrease in the number of paralegal degree or certificate school graduates in Tennessee state. 83% of these graduates received an associate's degree in paralegal.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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