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Paralegal Schools
In Detroit, Michigan

There is only one paralegal school in Detroit for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the paralegal academic community in Detroit, and the future trends. Academia in paralegal includes paralegal training at the paralegal associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Detroit Vs. Michigan Paralegal Employment

Detroit 1,940
Michigan 10,080

Of the 10,080 paralegals employed in Michigan, 1,940 work in Detroit. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of paralegals in Detroit has grown by 4%. As the employment for paralegals in Detroit has increased, overall employment in Detroit has also increased.

Detroit Vs. Michigan Paralegal employment growth

10,720 10,910 10,910 10,110 10,080
1,860 2,090 2,190 1,910 1,940
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Detroit

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Detroit

$46,500 $48,210 $49,765 $51,095 $48,840
$46,670 $47,590 $46,920 $46,900 $47,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Detroit
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Detroit

Salaries for paralegals in Detroit have increased. In 2010 Detroit paralegals earned an average yearly salary of $48,840. Paralegals in Detroit made a yearly average salary of $46,500, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Detroit is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Detroit

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Detroit paralegals earn a median yearly salary of $47,660. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,420 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $67,895 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Detroit

Homeland Security
Court Reporter
Criminal Justice

On average paralegals in Detroit earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Detroit.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Detroit


Many of Detroit's paralegals are graduates of the only accredited paralegal school in the city.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Detroit


There is one degree and certificate program in paralegal offered by Detroit's paralegal school.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Detroit


Approximately 8 students completed paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Detroit, Michigan

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