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Paralegal Schools
In Cerritos, California

The city of Cerritos has only one school where paralegal faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in paralegal in the city of Cerritos, which encompasses paralegal training at the paralegal associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Cerritos Vs. California Paralegal Employment

Cerritos 18,160
California 56,490

Exactly 18,160 of the 56,490 paralegals employed in California, work in Cerritos. There has been a 10% decline in the number of paralegals in Cerritos between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for paralegals in Cerritos has decreased, overall employment in Cerritos has increased.

Cerritos Vs. California Paralegal employment growth

59,290 56,990 57,620 57,110 56,490
20,150 19,240 20,040 19,470 18,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Cerritos

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Cerritos

$49,875 $52,970 $53,020 $55,140 $55,585
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Cerritos
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cerritos

As the number of paralegals in Cerritos has shrunk, salaries for paralegals have increased. Cerritos paralegals made $55,585 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for paralegals in Cerritos was $49,875 per year. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Cerritos is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Cerritos

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Paralegals make a median salary of $53,325 per year in Cerritos. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 180%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,320 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $84,905 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Cerritos

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Cerritos


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

Paralegal Programs Offered In Cerritos


Cerritos' paralegal school offers one paralegal degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Cerritos


Approximately 38 students completed paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Cerritos, California

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