San Luis Obispo has a general population of 44,174 and an overall student population of 31,858. Approximately 12,025 of San Luis Obispo's students are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.
The largest paralegal school in San Luis Obispo, by student population, is Cuesta College. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Paralegal program at Cuesta College.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a paralegal certificate from one of San Luis Obispo's paralegal schools. In 2009 tuition at paralegal schools in San Luis Obispo was $860 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for paralegal related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in paralegal, if you decide to work as a paralegal in San Luis Obispo, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 31,400 paralegals in California, 230 were working in the greater San Luis Obispo area. The number of paralegals in San Luis Obispo is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a paralegal in San Luis Obispo is $40,040 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for paralegals.