Paralegal Schools
In Wheeling, West Virginia

There are 2 paralegal schools in Wheeling for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in paralegal in the city of Wheeling, which encompasses paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Wheeling Vs. West Virginia Paralegal Employment

Wheeling 320
West Virginia 3,710

Of the 3,710 paralegals employed in West Virginia, 320 work in Wheeling. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of paralegals in Wheeling has grown by 220%. As the employment for paralegals in Wheeling has increased, overall employment in Wheeling has also increased.

Wheeling Vs. West Virginia Paralegal employment growth

3,630 3,640 3,620 4,010 3,710
100 200 150 310 320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Wheeling

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Wheeling

$31,485 $33,765 $32,785 $33,065 $36,010
$31,310 $31,480 $32,460 $32,750 $33,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Wheeling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wheeling

Salaries for paralegals in Wheeling have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $36,010 per year was earned by paralegals in Wheeling. Paralegals in Wheeling made a yearly average salary of $31,485, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Wheeling is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Wheeling

10th percentile
$23,435
25th percentile
$27,255
50th percentile
$31,685
75th percentile
$41,600
90th percentile
$59,950

Paralegals in Wheeling make a median yearly salary of $31,685. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 156%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $23,435 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $59,950 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Wheeling

Homeland Security
$20,400
Criminal Justice
$29,210
Paralegal
$36,010
Law
$45,562

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Wheeling

2

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

Paralegal Programs Offered In Wheeling

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

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

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Wheeling

associate
48
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
6
Total54

Approximately 54 students completed paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Wheeling, West Virginia

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