Santa Maria has a total population of 77,423 and a student population of 11,636. Of these students, 293 are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.
Santa Barbara Business College is the largest paralegal school in Santa Maria, based on student population. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Santa Barbara Business College with credentials in paralegal.
If you plan on staying in Santa Maria after graduating from paralegal school, you should know that job prospects for paralegals in Santa Maria, which is the most popular paralegal profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 120 paralegals in California were working in the greater Santa Maria area. Santa Maria's paralegal workforce is projected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a paralegal in Santa Maria is $54,040 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for paralegals.