Paralegal Schools
In Wilmington, North Carolina

The city of Wilmington has only one school where paralegal faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the paralegal academic community in Wilmington, and the future trends. Academia in paralegal includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Wilmington Vs. North Carolina Paralegal Employment

Wilmington 410
North Carolina 11,400

Exactly 410 of the 11,400 paralegals employed in North Carolina, work in Wilmington. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of paralegals in Wilmington has shrunk by 31%. Overall employment in Wilmington has increased.

Wilmington Vs. North Carolina Paralegal employment growth

12,320 12,870 12,460 11,960 11,400
590 360 390 400 410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Wilmington

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Wilmington

$30,445 $31,105 $36,625 $36,230 $36,775
$32,580 $33,950 $35,260 $36,570 $38,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Wilmington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wilmington

In Wilmington, salaries for paralegals have increased. In 2010 paralegals in Wilmington reportedly earned an average salary of $36,775 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, paralegals in Wilmington made an average salary of $30,445 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Wilmington.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Wilmington

10th percentile
$26,995
25th percentile
$31,985
50th percentile
$37,110
75th percentile
$42,850
90th percentile
$47,470

Paralegals in Wilmington make a median yearly salary of $37,110. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 76%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,995 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $47,470 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Wilmington

Criminal Justice
$35,918
Homeland Security
$36,247
Paralegal
$36,775
Law
$40,110

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Wilmington

1

There is only one accredited paralegal school in the city. Many of Wilmington's paralegals are graduates of this school.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Wilmington

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total3

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

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Wilmington

associate
12
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
24
Total36

Approximately 36 students graduated from paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Wilmington, North Carolina

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