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Paralegal Schools
In Big Rapids, Michigan

Paralegal faculty can choose to work at only one paralegal school in Big Rapids. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the paralegal academic community in Big Rapids, and the future trends. Academia in paralegal includes paralegal training at the paralegal associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Big Rapids Vs. Michigan Paralegal Employment

Big Rapids 160
Michigan 10,080

Exactly 160 of the 10,080 paralegals employed in Michigan, work in Big Rapids. There has been a 53% decline in the number of paralegals in Big Rapids between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of paralegals in Big Rapids has decreased, overall employment in Big Rapids has increased.

Big Rapids Vs. Michigan Paralegal employment growth

10,720 10,910 10,910 10,110 10,080
340 260 200 No data 160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Big Rapids

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Big Rapids

$37,960 $43,310 $39,040 No data $42,040
$34,520 $35,560 $36,690 No data $37,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Big Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Big Rapids

As the number of paralegals in Big Rapids has shrunk, salaries for paralegals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $42,040 per year was earned by paralegals in Big Rapids. The average salary for paralegals in Big Rapids was $37,960 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Big Rapids.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Big Rapids

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Paralegals make a median salary of $42,190 per year in Big Rapids. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,155 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $58,005 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Big Rapids

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Court Reporter
Criminal Justice

On average paralegal salaries in Big Rapids are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Big Rapids


Many of Big Rapids' paralegals are graduates of the only accredited paralegal school in the city.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Big Rapids


Big Rapids' paralegal school offers one paralegal degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Big Rapids


Approximately 16 students graduated from paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Big Rapids, Michigan

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