Paralegal Schools
In Wilmington, Delaware

In Wilmington, there are 2 paralegal schools where paralegal faculty can find employment. The trends in Wilmington'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
  • Bachelors degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Wilmington Vs. Delaware Paralegal Employment

Wilmington 2,110
Delaware 2,320

Of the 2,320 paralegals employed in Delaware, 2,110 work in Wilmington. There has been a 5% decline in the number of paralegals in Wilmington between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for paralegals in Wilmington has decreased, overall employment in Wilmington has increased.

Wilmington Vs. Delaware Paralegal employment growth

2,610 2,500 2,420 2,380 2,320
2,230 2,110 2,030 2,090 2,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Delaware
  • Dark Yellow: Wilmington

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Wilmington

$46,575 $48,315 $50,025 $51,540 $52,165
$44,590 $45,730 $48,030 $49,230 $50,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Wilmington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wilmington

As the number of paralegals in Wilmington has shrunk, salaries for paralegals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $52,165 per year was earned by paralegals in Wilmington. The average salary for paralegals in Wilmington was $46,575 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Wilmington.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Wilmington

10th percentile
$33,530
25th percentile
$41,060
50th percentile
$51,015
75th percentile
$62,595
90th percentile
$73,665

Paralegals make a median salary of $51,015 per year in Wilmington. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,530 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 120% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Wilmington

Court Reporter
$48,180
Homeland Security
$49,693
Paralegal
$52,165
Criminal Justice
$53,285
Law
$74,063

Wilmington paralegals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Wilmington

2

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

Paralegal Programs Offered In Wilmington

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

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

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Wilmington

associate
2
bachelor
12
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
11
Total25

Approximately 25 students completed paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Wilmington, Delaware

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