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Paralegal Schools In Nebraska

There are 9 accredited paralegal schools in Nebraska for faculty who teach paralegal classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the paralegal academic community in Nebraska, and the future trends in paralegal training at the following levels:


  1. Central Community College

    3134 West Hwy 34, Grand Island, Nebraska 68802-4903

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  2. Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus

    1821 K St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68501-2826

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  3. Metropolitan Community College Area

    30 & Fort Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68111-1610

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  4. Midland Lutheran College

    900 N. Clarkson, Fremont, Nebraska 68025

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  5. Kaplan University-Omaha Campus

    5425 N. 103rd St., Omaha, Nebraska 68134-1002

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  6. Northeast Community College

    801 E Benjamin, Norfolk, Nebraska 68702-0469

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  7. College of Saint Mary

    7000 Mercy Rd., Omaha, Nebraska 68106

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  8. ITT Technical Institute-Omaha

    9814 M St, Omaha, Nebraska 68127-9812

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  9. Doane College-Lincoln Grand Island and Master

    303 N 52nd St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68504

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Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Paralegal Employment

Nebraska 2,220
National 476,640

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

Employment Growth for Paralegals In Nebraska

1,960 2,070 2,130 2,110 2,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nebraska, the field of paralegal is growing. 260 more paralegals were working in Nebraska in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 13% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for paralegals around the US. Nationally, the number of paralegals has shrunk by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Paralegal VS. All Professions salaries in Nebraska

$36,020 $35,930 $36,385 $36,455 $38,170
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of paralegals is growing, the salaries paid to paralegals are increasing in Nebraska. The mean salary for paralegals in 2006 was $36,020 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $38,170 per year.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Nebraska

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This represents a growth in salaries of 6%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 108% pay differential between the highest paid paralegals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of paralegal in Nebraska.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Nebraska

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

In Nebraska, paralegals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited paralegal schools in Nebraska is decreasing. In 2006, 107 students graduated from paralegal courses in Nebraska. And in 2010, 80 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of paralegal school degree or certificate graduates in Nebraska by 25%. A majority of these graduates, or 47%, graduated with a associate's degree in paralegal.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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