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Paralegal Schools
In Springfield, Missouri

Paralegal faculty can choose to work at one of 4 paralegal schools in Springfield. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the paralegal academic community in Springfield, and the future trends. Academia in paralegal includes paralegal training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Springfield Vs. Missouri Paralegal Employment

Springfield 640
Missouri 8,410

Exactly 640 of the 8,410 paralegals employed in Missouri, work in Springfield. Between 2006 and 2010, in Springfield, there has been a 21% growth in the number of paralegals. As the employment for paralegals in Springfield has increased, overall employment in Springfield has also increased.

Springfield Vs. Missouri Paralegal employment growth

9,590 9,550 9,110 8,840 8,410
530 700 460 750 640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Springfield

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Springfield

$31,970 $31,080 $32,965 $34,005 $38,355
$31,300 $32,220 $33,840 $34,490 $35,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Springfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Springfield

In Springfield, salaries for paralegals have increased. In 2010 Springfield paralegals earned an average yearly salary of $38,355. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for paralegals in Springfield was $31,970 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Springfield.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Springfield

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Paralegals in Springfield earn a median salary of $35,765 per year. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,415 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 106% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Springfield

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Springfield


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

Paralegal Programs Offered In Springfield


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

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Springfield


Approximately 36 students completed paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Springfield, Missouri

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