Paralegal Schools
In Vancouver, Washington

In Vancouver, there are 2 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 Vancouver, which encompasses paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Vancouver Vs. Washington Paralegal Employment

Vancouver 3,900
Washington 10,210

Exactly 3,900 of Washington State's 10,210 paralegals work in Vancouver. Between 2006 and 2010, in Vancouver, there has been a 3% decline in the number of paralegals. As the number of paralegals in Vancouver has decreased, overall employment in Vancouver has increased.

Vancouver Vs. Washington Paralegal employment growth

8,250 8,610 9,740 10,200 10,210
4,030 4,300 4,240 4,260 3,900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Vancouver

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Vancouver

$43,880 $44,690 $46,890 $48,220 $49,625
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Vancouver
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Vancouver

Salaries for paralegals in Vancouver have increased. Vancouver paralegals made $49,625 per year, on average, in 2010. Paralegals in Vancouver made a yearly average salary of $43,880, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Vancouver is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Vancouver

10th percentile
$29,095
25th percentile
$36,545
50th percentile
$48,410
75th percentile
$59,550
90th percentile
$71,005

Paralegals make a median salary of $48,410 per year in Vancouver. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,095 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 144% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Vancouver

Homeland Security
$48,710
Paralegal
$49,625
Criminal Justice
$53,544
Law
$68,439
Court Reporter
$96,730

On average paralegal salaries in Vancouver are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Vancouver

2

There are 2 accredited paralegal schools in the city. Many of Vancouver's paralegals are graduates of one of these schools.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Vancouver

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

Vancouver's paralegal schools offer 3 paralegal degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Vancouver

associate
20
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
5
Total25

Approximately 25 students graduated from paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Vancouver, Washington

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