Paralegal Schools
In West Columbia, South Carolina

In West Columbia, there is only one paralegal school where paralegal faculty can find employment. The trends in West Columbia's paralegal academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

West Columbia Vs. South Carolina Paralegal Employment

West Columbia 2,090
South Carolina 6,780

Of the 6,780 paralegals employed in South Carolina, 2,090 work in West Columbia. Between 2006 and 2010, in West Columbia, there has been a 3% growth in the number of paralegals. As the employment for paralegals in West Columbia has increased, overall employment in West Columbia has also increased.

West Columbia Vs. South Carolina Paralegal employment growth

7,000 7,660 7,320 7,110 6,780
2,030 2,060 1,940 2,000 2,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: West Columbia

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in West Columbia

$36,475 $37,015 $38,680 $41,770 $44,720
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in West Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in West Columbia

Salaries for paralegals in West Columbia have increased. In 2010 West Columbia paralegals earned an average yearly salary of $44,720. Paralegals in West Columbia made a yearly average salary of $36,475, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in West Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in West Columbia

10th percentile
$28,765
25th percentile
$35,005
50th percentile
$42,600
75th percentile
$51,015
90th percentile
$66,305

Paralegals in West Columbia make a median yearly salary of $42,600. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,765 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 131% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in West Columbia

Court Reporter
$35,850
Homeland Security
$38,150
Criminal Justice
$39,310
Paralegal
$44,720
Law
$54,650

On average paralegals in West Columbia earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in West Columbia.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in West Columbia

1

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

Paralegal Programs Offered In West Columbia

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

West Columbia's paralegal schools offer 2 paralegal degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In West Columbia

associate
31
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
40
Total71

In 2010 approximately 71 students completed paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in West Columbia, South Carolina

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