Paralegal Schools
In Westminster, Colorado

The city of Westminster has only one school where paralegal faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of paralegal and paralegal education in Westminster, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Westminster Vs. Colorado Paralegal Employment

Westminster 5,830
Colorado 8,130

Exactly 5,830 of the 8,130 paralegals employed in Colorado, work in Westminster. There has been a 3% growth in the number of paralegals in Westminster between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for paralegals in Westminster has increased, overall employment in Westminster has also increased.

Westminster Vs. Colorado Paralegal employment growth

8,120 8,280 8,270 7,910 8,130
5,680 5,970 5,930 5,620 5,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Westminster

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Westminster

$46,295 $46,645 $48,205 $49,870 $51,630
$43,990 $45,610 $47,150 $48,560 $49,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Westminster
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Westminster

As the number of paralegals in Westminster has grown, salaries for paralegals have also increased. In 2010 paralegals in Westminster reportedly earned an average salary of $51,630 per year. Paralegals in Westminster made a yearly average salary of $46,295, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Westminster.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Westminster

10th percentile
$36,760
25th percentile
$43,370
50th percentile
$50,590
75th percentile
$60,040
90th percentile
$69,895

Westminster paralegals earn a median yearly salary of $50,590. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 90%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $36,760 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $69,895 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Westminster

Homeland Security
$48,647
Criminal Justice
$50,860
Paralegal
$51,630
Law
$68,499
Court Reporter
$82,970

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Westminster

1

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

Paralegal Programs Offered In Westminster

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

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

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Westminster

associate
12
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total16

In 2010 approximately 16 students graduated from paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Westminster, Colorado

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