Ridgecrest has a total population of 24,927 and a student population of 6,342. Of these students, 6,342 are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.
The largest paralegal school in Ridgecrest, by student population, is Cerro Coso Community College. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Cerro Coso Community College with credentials in paralegal.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in paralegal in Ridgecrest in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $624 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,460 for paralegal related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in paralegal, if you decide to work as a paralegal in Ridgecrest, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 103 paralegals in California were working in the greater Ridgecrest area. The government projects that the number of paralegals in Ridgecrest will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
As a paralegal in Ridgecrest, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,410 per year. This is lower than the average salary for paralegals in the state.