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Paralegal Schools
In San Diego, California

Paralegal faculty can choose to work at one of 4 paralegal schools in San Diego. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of paralegal and paralegal education in San Diego, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Diego Vs. California Paralegal Employment

San Diego 6,000
California 56,490

Of the 56,490 paralegals employed in California, 6,000 work in San Diego. There has been a 28% growth in the number of paralegals in San Diego between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in San Diego has also increased.

San Diego Vs. California Paralegal employment growth

59,290 56,990 57,620 57,110 56,490
4,680 4,900 5,030 5,450 6,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Diego

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in San Diego

$50,365 $50,880 $50,135 $52,190 $53,065
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in San Diego
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Diego

As the number of paralegals in San Diego has grown, salaries for paralegals have also increased. San Diego paralegals made $53,065 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for paralegals in San Diego was $50,365 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Diego.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in San Diego

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

Paralegals in San Diego make a median yearly salary of $53,820. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,960 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 145% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in San Diego

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

On average paralegals in San Diego earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in San Diego.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in San Diego


Many of San Diego's paralegals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited paralegal schools in the city.

Paralegal Programs Offered In San Diego


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in paralegal offered by San Diego's paralegal schools.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In San Diego


In 2010 approximately 259 students completed paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in San Diego, California

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