Schenectady has a total population of 61,821 and a student population of 7,941. Of these students, 5,191 are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.
Of the 1 paralegal schools in Schenectady, the largest paralegal school, by student population, is Schenectady County Community College. Approximately 25 students graduated in 2010 from Schenectady County Community College with credentials in paralegal.
A total of 25 students graduated with credentials in paralegal from paralegal schools in Schenectady in 2010. In 2009 tuition at paralegal schools in Schenectady was $3,402 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for paralegal related books and supplies each year.
Many paralegal graduates choose to work as paralegals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Schenectady, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 27,190 paralegals in New York, 740 were working in the greater Schenectady area. The government projects that the number of paralegals in Schenectady will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
As a paralegal in Schenectady, you can expect to make an average salary of $45,090 per year. This is higher than the average salary for paralegals in the state.