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Paralegal Schools
In Salem, Virginia

The city of Salem has 2 schools where paralegal faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of paralegal and paralegal education in Salem, which includes paralegal training at the paralegal associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Salem Vs. Virginia Paralegal Employment

Salem 440
Virginia 10,680

Exactly 440 of Virginia's 10,680 paralegals work in Salem. The number of paralegals in Salem has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of paralegals in Salem has decreased, overall employment in Salem has increased.

Salem Vs. Virginia Paralegal employment growth

10,920 11,370 11,430 11,070 10,680
460 390 390 400 440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Salem

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Salem

$37,055 $37,335 $38,230 $37,095 $38,680
$34,070 $34,760 $35,520 $36,840 $37,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Salem
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Salem

Salaries for paralegals in Salem have increased. In 2010 paralegals in Salem reportedly earned an average salary of $38,680 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, paralegals in Salem made an average salary of $37,055 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Salem.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Salem

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Paralegals in Salem earn a median salary of $36,615 per year. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 101%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,555 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $53,365 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Salem

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Salem


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

Paralegal Programs Offered In Salem


Salem's paralegal school offers one paralegal degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Salem


Approximately 24 students graduated from paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Salem, Virginia

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