With an overall population of 65,479 and a student population of 15,711, approximately 15,711 of Palatine students attend one of Palatine's schools that offer paralegal programs.
The largest paralegal school in Palatine, by student population, is Harper College. In 2010, Harper College graduated approximately 55 students from its paralegal program.
In 2010, 55 students graduated with a paralegal certificate from one of Palatine's paralegal schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,610 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for paralegal related books and supplies every year.
Many paralegal graduates choose to work as paralegals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Palatine, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 paralegals in Illinois were working in the greater Palatine area. By the year 2018, the number of paralegals is expected to increase by 20% in Palatine. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a paralegal in Palatine is $44,320 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for paralegals.