Paralegal Schools
In Torrance, California

In Torrance, there are 3 paralegal schools where paralegal faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in paralegal in the city of Torrance, which encompasses paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Torrance Vs. California Paralegal Employment

Torrance 18,160
California 56,490

Exactly 18,160 of the 56,490 paralegals employed in California, work in Torrance. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of paralegals in Torrance has shrunk by 10%. As the employment for paralegals in Torrance has decreased, overall employment in Torrance has increased.

Torrance Vs. California Paralegal employment growth

59,290 56,990 57,620 57,110 56,490
20,150 19,240 20,040 19,470 18,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Torrance

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Torrance

$49,875 $52,970 $53,020 $55,140 $55,585
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Torrance
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Torrance

As the number of paralegals in Torrance has shrunk, salaries for paralegals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $55,585 per year was earned by paralegals in Torrance. The average salary for paralegals in Torrance was $49,875 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Torrance is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Torrance

10th percentile
$30,320
25th percentile
$39,705
50th percentile
$53,325
75th percentile
$70,215
90th percentile
$84,905

Torrance paralegals earn a median yearly salary of $53,325. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 180%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,320 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $84,905 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Torrance

Homeland Security
$32,720
Criminal Justice
$46,337
Paralegal
$55,585
Law
$90,200

Torrance paralegals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Torrance

3

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

Paralegal Programs Offered In Torrance

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in paralegal offered by Torrance's paralegal schools.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Torrance

associate
12
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
15
Total27

In 2010 approximately 27 students completed paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Torrance, California

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