Paralegal Schools In Wisconsin

Wisconsin has 19 accredited paralegal schools where paralegal faculty who teach paralegal classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of paralegal and paralegal training in Wisconsin, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal
  • Bachelors degree in Paralegal


Schools

  1. Madison Area Technical College

    3550 Anderson St, Madison, Wisconsin 53704

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  2. ITT Technical Institute-Greenfield

    6300 W Layton Ave, Greenfield, Wisconsin 53220-4612

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  3. Lakeshore Technical College

    1290 North Avenue, Cleveland, Wisconsin 53015-1414

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  4. Milwaukee Area Technical College

    700 W State St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233-1443

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  5. Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

    2740 W Mason St, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54307-9042

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  6. Bryant and Stratton College-Milwaukee

    310 W. Wisconsin Avenue Suite 500, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203-2608

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  7. Chippewa Valley Technical College

    620 W Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701-6162

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  8. Western Technical College in La Crosse

    400 Seventh St. North, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54602-0908

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  9. Herzing University in Madison

    5218 E. Terrace Dr., Madison, Wisconsin 53718

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  10. ITT Technical Institute-Green Bay

    470 Security Blvd, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313

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  11. Rasmussen College-Wisconsin

    904 South Taylor Street, Suite 100, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54303-2349

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  12. Bryant and Stratton College-Wauwatosa

    10950 W Potter Road, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 53226

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  13. ITT Technical Institute in Madison, WI

    2450 Rimrock Road, Ste 100, Madison, Wisconsin 53713

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  14. Globe University-Eau Claire

    4955 Bullis Farm Rd, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701-5168

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  15. Globe University-Madison East

    4901 Eastpark Blvd, Madison, Wisconsin 53718

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  16. Globe University_??_??_Green Bay

    2620 Development Drive, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54311

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  17. Globe University_??_??_Madison West

    1345 Deming Way, Middleton, Wisconsin 53562

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  18. Globe University_??_??_Wausau

    1480 Country Road XX, Rothschild, Wisconsin 54474

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  19. Globe University _??_??_La Crosse

    2651 Midwest Dr, Onalaska, Wisconsin 54650

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Paralegal Employment

Wisconsin 7,220
National 476,640

Approximately 1% of the country's paralegals work in Wisconsin state.

Employment Growth for Paralegals In Wisconsin

7,020 7,220 7,100 7,710 7,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Wisconsin, paralegal is a growing field. In Wisconsin, 200 more paralegals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of paralegals has grown by 3%. This growth is slower than the national trend for paralegals which shows a 4% decrease in the number of paralegals working around the nation.

Paralegal VS. All Professions salaries in Wisconsin

$38,825 $40,225 $41,025 $40,790 $40,205
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Wisconsin, as the number of paralegals is growing, the salaries earned by paralegals are increasing. In 2006 paralegals made a mean salary of $38,825 per year, and in 2010 they made $40,205 per year.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Wisconsin

10th percentile
$26,095
25th percentile
$31,595
50th percentile
$38,785
75th percentile
$47,770
90th percentile
$56,495

Thus, paralegals' salaries grew by 3% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Wisconsin, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of paralegal. The pay differential between the highest paid paralegals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 117%

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Wisconsin

Court Reporter
$55,030
Criminal Justice
$40,644
Homeland Security
$40,477
Law
$56,281
Paralegal
$40,205

Paralegals in Wisconsin earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Paralegal programs available for each degree type for all schools in Wisconsin

associate
19
bachelor
5
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
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As the number of paralegals is increasing in Wisconsin state, the number of students graduating from the 19 accredited paralegal schools in Wisconsin state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 128 paralegal graduates from paralegal courses in Wisconsin and in 2010 there were 155 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of paralegal school degree or certificate graduates in Wisconsin by 21%. A majority of these graduates, or 76%, graduated with an associate's degree in paralegal.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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