With an overall population of 273,546 and a student population of 40,840, approximately 13,314 of Newark students attend one of Newark's schools that offer paralegal programs.
Newark's largest paralegal school is Essex County College. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from Essex County College with credentials in paralegal.
A reported 20 students graduated with credentials in paralegal in Newark in 2010. In 2009 tuition at paralegal schools in Newark was $3,264 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for paralegal related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a paralegal in Newark, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 11,850 paralegals in New Jersey. Of these paralegals, 4,240 were working in the greater Newark area. Newark's paralegal workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
As a paralegal in Newark, you can expect to make an average salary of $49,230 per year. This is higher than the average salary for paralegals in the state.