With an overall population of 45,793 and a student population of 2,836, approximately 235 of Pittsfield students attend one of Pittsfield's schools that offer paralegal programs.
Of the 1 paralegal schools in Pittsfield, the largest paralegal school, by student population, is Mildred Elley. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Paralegal program at Mildred Elley.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in paralegal in Pittsfield in 2010. In 2009 tuition at paralegal schools in Pittsfield was $7,970 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,350 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a paralegal program in Pittsfield.
Many paralegal graduates choose to work as paralegals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pittsfield, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 6,290 paralegals in Massachusetts. Of these paralegals, 110 were working in the greater Pittsfield area. Pittsfield's paralegal workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a paralegal in Pittsfield is $31,050 per year, which is lower than the average for paralegals state-wide.