Paralegal Schools In Utah

In Utah, there are 12 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 Utah, and the future trends in paralegal training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Broadview University

    1902 W 7800 S, West Jordan, Utah 84088

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  2. Davis Applied Technology College

    550 E 300 S, Kaysville, Utah 84037-2699

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  3. ITT Technical Institute-Murray

    920 W Levoy Dr, Murray, Utah 84123

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  4. Everest College-West Valley City

    3280 W 3500 S, West Valley City, Utah 84119-2632

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  5. Southern Utah University

    351 West University Blvd, Cedar City, Utah 84720

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  6. Utah Valley University

    800 W University Parkway, Orem, Utah 84058-5999

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  7. Salt Lake Community College

    4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123

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  8. Eagle Gate College in Layton

    915 N 400 W, Layton, Utah 84041

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  9. Eagle Gate College in Salt Lake City

    405 South Main Street-Ste 130, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

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  10. Broadview University-Layton

    869 West Hill Field Road, Layton, Utah 84041

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  11. Broadview University-Orem Campus

    898 N 1200 W, Orem, Utah 84057

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  12. Broadview University-Salt Lake City

    240 E Morris Ave, Salt Lake City, Utah 84115

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Paralegal Employment

Utah 3,320
National 476,640

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

Employment Growth for Paralegals In Utah

2,520 2,950 3,000 3,340 3,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Utah, the field of paralegal is growing. There were 800 more paralegals working in Utah in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of paralegals has grown by 32%. This growth is faster than the change in the number of paralegals around the country. Nationally, the number of paralegals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Paralegal VS. All Professions salaries in Utah

$39,350 $39,910 $40,560 $40,570 $39,490
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of paralegals is growing, the salaries paid to paralegals are increasing in Utah. The mean salary for paralegals in 2006 was $39,350 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $39,490 per year.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Utah

10th percentile
$26,335
25th percentile
$30,165
50th percentile
$36,920
75th percentile
$47,335
90th percentile
$57,960

This represents a 0% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Utah, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of paralegal. The pay differential between the highest paid paralegals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 120%

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Utah

Court Reporter
$32,450
Criminal Justice
$40,189
Homeland Security
$41,460
Law
$56,066
Paralegal
$39,490

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
11
bachelor
5
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total17

The number of students graduating from the 12 accredited paralegal schools in Utah is decreasing. In Utah, there were 111 graduates in 2006. And there were 101 graduates from paralegal courses in 2010.

This represents a 9% decrease in the number of paralegal degree or certificate school graduates in Utah state. A majority of these graduates, or 65%, graduated with an associate's degree in paralegal.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Utah

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