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Paralegal Schools
In Merced, California

In Merced, there is only one paralegal school where paralegal faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the paralegal academic community in Merced, and the future trends. Academia in paralegal includes paralegal training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Merced Vs. California Paralegal Employment

Merced 50
California 56,490

Of the 56,490 paralegals employed in California, 50 work in Merced. The number of paralegals in Merced has grown by 25% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of paralegals in Merced has increased, overall employment in Merced has also increased.

Merced Vs. California Paralegal employment growth

59,290 56,990 57,620 57,110 56,490
40 No data 60 110 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Merced

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Merced

$33,300 $35,000 $33,180 $44,060 $35,820
$35,130 $36,210 $37,520 $38,040 $39,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Merced
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Merced

In Merced, salaries for paralegals have increased. Merced paralegals made $35,820 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, paralegals in Merced made an average salary of $33,300 per year. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Merced is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Merced

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Paralegals make a median salary of $31,880 per year in Merced. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 125%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,680 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $55,610 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Merced

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

On average paralegal salaries in Merced are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Merced


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

Paralegal Programs Offered In Merced


Merced's paralegal schools offer 2 paralegal degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Merced


In 2010 approximately 8 students graduated from paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Merced, California

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