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Paralegal Schools In Hawaii

Paralegal classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited paralegal school in Hawaii. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of paralegal and paralegal training in Hawaii, which includes paralegal training at the paralegal associates degree level.


  1. Kapiolani Community College

    4303 Diamond Head Rd, Honolulu, Hawaii 96816-4496

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Hawaii Vs. National Paralegal Employment

Hawaii 1,610
National 476,640

Of all of the paralegals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Hawaii.

Employment Growth for Paralegals In Hawaii

1,730 1,840 1,590 1,610 1,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Paralegal is a shrinking field in Hawaii. There were 120 less paralegals working in Hawaii in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of paralegals has shrunk by 7%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of paralegals around the country. Nationally, the number of paralegals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Paralegal VS. All Professions salaries in Hawaii

$41,810 $44,935 $45,880 $45,890 $48,125
$46,651 $47,931 $49,192 $50,493 $52,227
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of paralegals is declining, the salaries paid to paralegals are increasing in Hawaii. Paralegals earned a yearly mean salary of $41,810 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $48,125 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Hawaii

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This represents a growth in salaries of 13%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Hawaii, 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 108%

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Hawaii

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of paralegals is decreasing in Hawaii state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited paralegal school in Hawaii state is decreasing. In 2006, 29 students graduated from paralegal courses in Hawaii. And in 2010, 21 students graduated.

Thus there was a 28% percent decrease in the number of paralegal school degree or certificate graduates in Hawaii. 100% of these graduates received an associate's degree in paralegal.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Hawaii

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