With an overall population of 240,055 and a student population of 21,515, approximately 8,682 of Jersey City students attend one of Jersey City's schools that offer paralegal programs.
Of the 1 paralegal schools in Jersey City, the largest paralegal school, by student population, is Hudson County Community College. In 2010, Hudson County Community College graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in paralegal.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in paralegal from paralegal schools in Jersey City in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,893 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for paralegal related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a paralegal in Jersey City, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 7,400 paralegals in New Jersey. Of these paralegals, 17,370 were working in the greater Jersey City area. The number of paralegals in Jersey City is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a paralegal in Jersey City is $58,290 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for paralegals.