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Paralegal Schools In Connecticut

In Connecticut, there are 8 accredited schools where paralegal classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the paralegal academic community in Connecticut, and the future trends in paralegal training at the following levels:


  1. Branford Hall Career Institute-Branford Campus

    1 Summit Place, Branford, Connecticut 06405-4103

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  2. University of Hartford

    200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-1599

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  3. Manchester Community College in Manchester in Great Path

    Great Path, Manchester, Connecticut 06040

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  4. Naugatuck Valley Community College

    750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, Connecticut 06708-3089

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  5. Norwalk Community College

    188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut 06854

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  6. Post University

    800 Country Club Rd, Waterbury, Connecticut 06723

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  7. Branford Hall Career Institute-Windsor Campus

    995 Day Hill Rd, Windsor, Connecticut 06095

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  8. Branford Hall Career Institute-Southington Campus

    35 N Main St, Southington, Connecticut 06489

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Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Paralegal Employment

Connecticut 6,520
National 476,640

Of all of the paralegals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Connecticut state.

Employment Growth for Paralegals In Connecticut

6,790 7,050 7,130 6,950 6,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Connecticut, the field of paralegal is shrinking. 270 less paralegals were working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of paralegal has shrunk by 4% in Connecticut. This is slower than the trend for paralegals around the US. Nationally, the number of paralegals has shrunk by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Paralegal VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$44,775 $45,800 $48,205 $49,280 $50,250
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by paralegals is increasing in Connecticut. In 2006 paralegals made a mean salary of $44,775 per year, and in 2010 they made $50,250 per year.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Connecticut

10th percentile
25th percentile
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75th percentile
90th percentile

Thus, paralegals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Connecticut state, within the field of paralegal, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid paralegals earn 118% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Connecticut

Court Reporter
Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

In Connecticut, paralegals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited paralegal schools in Connecticut is decreasing. In 2006 there were 284 paralegal graduates from paralegal courses in Connecticut and in 2010 there were 214 graduates.

This represents a 25% decrease in the number of paralegal degree or certificate school graduates in Connecticut state. 46% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in paralegal.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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The number of paralegal faculty, growth in the field of paralegal academia and paralegal faculty salaries in Connecticut, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching paralegal courses to students at the certificate in paralegal, associates degree in paralegal, and bachelors degree in paralegal levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future paralegal faculty in Connecticut. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

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