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Paralegal Schools
In Sacramento, California

Paralegal faculty can choose to work at one of 2 paralegal schools in Sacramento. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in paralegal in the city of Sacramento, which encompasses paralegal training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Sacramento Vs. California Paralegal Employment

Sacramento 3,580
California 56,490

Of the 56,490 paralegals employed in California, 3,580 work in Sacramento. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of paralegals in Sacramento has grown by 3%. As the number of paralegals in Sacramento has increased, overall employment in Sacramento has decreased.

Sacramento Vs. California Paralegal employment growth

59,290 56,990 57,620 57,110 56,490
3,480 3,420 3,430 3,120 3,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Sacramento

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Sacramento

$43,745 $44,955 $48,365 $51,135 $48,995
$43,640 $45,010 $46,980 $48,580 $50,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Sacramento
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sacramento

In Sacramento, salaries for paralegals have increased. Sacramento paralegals made $48,995 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for paralegals in Sacramento was $43,745 per year. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Sacramento is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Sacramento

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Paralegals in Sacramento make a median yearly salary of $49,425. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 144%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,150 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $68,590 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Sacramento

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice
Court Reporter

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Sacramento


There are 2 accredited paralegal schools in the city. Many of Sacramento's paralegals are graduates of one of these schools.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Sacramento


Sacramento's paralegal schools offer 3 paralegal degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Sacramento


Approximately 143 students graduated from paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Sacramento, California

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