Gardner has a general population of 20,770 and an overall student population of 4,761. Approximately 4,761 of Gardner's students are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.
The largest paralegal school in Gardner, by student population, is Mount Wachusett Community College. In 2010, Mount Wachusett Community College graduated approximately 44 students with credentials in paralegal.
A total of 44 students graduated with credentials in paralegal from paralegal schools in Gardner in 2010. In 2009 tuition at paralegal schools in Gardner was $4,110 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for paralegal related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in paralegal, if you decide to work as a paralegal in Gardner, your job prospects are good. There were 7,230 paralegals working in Massachusetts and 50 working in the greater Gardner area in 2010. Gardner's paralegal workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
As a paralegal in Gardner, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,340 per year. This is lower than the average salary for paralegals in the state.