Las Vegas has a general population of 478,434 and an overall student population of 76,598. Approximately 42,108 of Las Vegas's students are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.
Las Vegas's largest paralegal school is College of Southern Nevada and is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Approximately 24 students graduated in 2010 from College of Southern Nevada with credentials in paralegal.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a paralegal degree from one of Las Vegas's paralegal schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,010 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a paralegal program in Las Vegas.
Many paralegal graduates choose to work as paralegals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Las Vegas, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 paralegals in Nevada were working in the greater Las Vegas area. The government projects that the number of paralegals in Las Vegas will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a paralegal in Las Vegas is $46,590 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for paralegals.