Lewiston has a general population of 30,904 and an overall student population of 4,292. Approximately 4,200 of Lewiston's students are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.
Lewiston's largest paralegal school is Lewis-Clark State College. In 2010, Lewis-Clark State College graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in paralegal.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a paralegal degree from one of Lewiston's paralegal schools. Tuition in 2009 at Lewiston's paralegal schools was $17,886 per year for instate students and $26,076 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,520 for paralegal related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,356.
If you decide to work as a paralegal in Lewiston, your job prospects are good. There were 1,050 paralegals working in Idaho and 40 working in the greater Lewiston area in 2010. Lewiston's paralegal workforce is projected to increase by 17% 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 Lewiston is $33,090 per year, which is higher than the average for paralegals state-wide.