Dallas has a total population of 3,402 and a student population of 6,507. Of these students, 6,507 are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.
Gaston College is the largest paralegal school in Dallas, based on student population. In 2010, Gaston College graduated approximately 16 students with credentials in paralegal.
A reported 16 students graduated with credentials in paralegal in Dallas in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,776 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,200 for paralegal related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in paralegal, if you decide to work as a paralegal in Dallas, your job prospects are good. There were 8,940 paralegals working in North Carolina and 1,990 working in the greater Dallas area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of paralegals is expected to increase by 27% in Dallas. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
As a paralegal in Dallas, you can expect to make an average salary of $42,530 per year. This is higher than the average salary for paralegals in the state.