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Paralegal Schools
In Independence, Missouri

Paralegal faculty can choose to work at only one paralegal school in Independence. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of paralegal and paralegal education in Independence, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Independence Vs. Missouri Paralegal Employment

Independence 4,130
Missouri 8,410

Of the 8,410 paralegals employed in Missouri, 4,130 work in Independence. There has been a 8% decline in the number of paralegals in Independence between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Independence has increased.

Independence Vs. Missouri Paralegal employment growth

9,590 9,550 9,110 8,840 8,410
4,490 4,180 3,990 4,090 4,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Independence

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Independence

$39,595 $41,405 $43,650 $45,000 $44,275
$39,400 $40,950 $42,340 $43,240 $44,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Independence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Independence

In Independence, salaries for paralegals have increased. In 2010 paralegals in Independence reportedly earned an average salary of $44,275 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for paralegals in Independence was $39,595 per year. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Independence is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Independence

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Paralegals in Independence make a median yearly salary of $43,595. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,265 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $61,480 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Independence

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice
Court Reporter

Independence paralegals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Independence


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

Paralegal Programs Offered In Independence


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in paralegal offered by Independence's paralegal schools.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Independence


Approximately 5 students completed paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Independence, Missouri

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