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Paralegal Schools
In Jersey City, New Jersey

The city of Jersey City 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 Jersey City, which encompasses paralegal training at the paralegal associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Jersey City Vs. New Jersey Paralegal Employment

Jersey City 32,700
New Jersey 17,710

Exactly 32,700 of the 17,710 paralegals employed in New Jersey, work in Jersey City. The number of paralegals in Jersey City has shrunk by 10% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Jersey City has increased.

Jersey City Vs. New Jersey Paralegal employment growth

20,360 19,690 19,600 18,040 17,710
36,500 40,780 41,390 38,170 32,700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Jersey
  • Dark Yellow: Jersey City

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Jersey City

$49,715 $51,775 $53,050 $55,865 $55,955
$50,840 $52,790 $54,850 $56,250 $57,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Jersey City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Jersey City

In Jersey City, salaries for paralegals have increased. In 2010 Jersey City paralegals earned an average yearly salary of $55,955. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for paralegals in Jersey City was $49,715 per year. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Jersey City is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Jersey City

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Paralegals in Jersey City earn a median salary of $54,740 per year. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,970 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $78,450 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Jersey City

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Criminal Justice

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Jersey City


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

Paralegal Programs Offered In Jersey City


Jersey City's paralegal school offers one paralegal degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Jersey City


Approximately 5 students graduated from paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Jersey City, New Jersey

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