With an overall population of 17,862 and a student population of 996, approximately 840 of Chambersburg students attend one of Chambersburg's schools that offer paralegal programs.
Chambersburg's largest paralegal school is Wilson College. In 2010, Wilson College graduated approximately 0 students from its paralegal program.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,930 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for paralegal related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,070 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $30,010.
After graduating with your credentials in paralegal, if you decide to work as a paralegal in Chambersburg, your job prospects are not very good. There were 14,500 paralegals working in Pennsylvania and 50 working in the greater Chambersburg area in 2010. Chambersburg'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a paralegal in Chambersburg is $34,890 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for paralegals.