Paralegal Schools
In Washington, New Jersey

Paralegal faculty can choose to work at only one paralegal school in Washington. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of paralegal and paralegal education in Washington, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington Vs. New Jersey Paralegal Employment

Washington 860
New Jersey 17,710

Of the 17,710 paralegals employed in New Jersey, 860 work in Washington. There has been a 15% growth in the number of paralegals in Washington between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of paralegals in Washington has increased, overall employment in Washington has also increased.

Washington Vs. New Jersey Paralegal employment growth

20,360 19,690 19,600 18,040 17,710
750 1,170 980 990 860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Jersey
  • Dark Yellow: Washington

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Washington

$30,080 $40,045 $38,065 $39,705 $42,775
$37,440 $38,410 $39,810 $40,780 $42,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Washington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington

As the number of paralegals in Washington has grown, salaries for paralegals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $42,775 per year was earned by paralegals in Washington. The average salary for paralegals in Washington was $30,080 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Washington.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Washington

10th percentile
$30,910
25th percentile
$36,560
50th percentile
$41,535
75th percentile
$49,000
90th percentile
$57,010

Paralegals make a median salary of $41,535 per year in Washington. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,910 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 84% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Washington

Homeland Security
$41,603
Paralegal
$42,775
Criminal Justice
$44,888
Law
$55,938

Paralegal salaries in Washington are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Washington

1

Many of Washington's paralegals are graduates of the only accredited paralegal school in the city.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Washington

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

Washington's paralegal schools offer 2 paralegal degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Washington

associate
5
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
6
Total11

In 2010 approximately 11 students graduated from paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Washington, New Jersey

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