Augusta has a general population of 195,182 and an overall student population of 16,781. Approximately 5,028 of Augusta's students are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.
Of the 1 paralegal schools in Augusta, the largest paralegal school, by student population, is Augusta Technical College. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from Augusta Technical College with credentials in paralegal.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a paralegal degree from one of Augusta's paralegal schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,055 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for paralegal related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a paralegal in Augusta, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 24 paralegals in Georgia were working in the greater Augusta area. Augusta's paralegal workforce is projected to increase by 20% 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 Augusta is $37,970 per year, which is lower than the average for paralegals state-wide.