Pocatello has a general population of 51,466 and an overall student population of 13,585. Approximately 13,493 of Pocatello's students are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.
The largest paralegal school in Pocatello, by student population, is Idaho State University. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Paralegal program at Idaho State University.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in paralegal from paralegal schools in Pocatello in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Pocatello's paralegal schools was $15,092 per year for instate students and $24,894 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for paralegal related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Pocatello-based paralegal schools, you will have an added expense of $5,050 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,042.
If you decide to work as a paralegal in Pocatello, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 810 paralegals in Idaho, 70 were working in the greater Pocatello area. The government projects that the number of paralegals in Pocatello will increase by 27% 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 Pocatello is $29,370 per year, which is higher than the average for paralegals state-wide.