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Paralegal Schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Paralegal Schools in Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has 2 paralegal schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in paralegal. Philadelphia has a general population of 1,517,550 and an overall student population of 150,997. Approximately 21,131 of Philadelphia's students are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.

Peirce College is the largest paralegal school in Philadelphia, based on student population. Approximately 77 students graduated in 2010 from Peirce College with credentials in paralegal.

A reported 135 students graduated with credentials in paralegal in Philadelphia in 2010. In 2009 tuition at paralegal schools in Philadelphia was $9,495 per year, on average.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,050 for paralegal related books and supplies each year.

Paralegal Salaries and Career Outlook in Philadelphia

Many paralegal graduates choose to work as paralegals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Philadelphia, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 14,500 paralegals in Pennsylvania. Of these paralegals, 6,030 were working in the greater Philadelphia area. By the year 2018, the number of paralegals is expected to increase by 2% in Philadelphia. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a paralegal in Philadelphia is $45,960 per year, which is higher than the average for paralegals state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Paralegal Degree in Philadelphia
  • Associates Degree in Paralegal
  • Bachelors Degree in Paralegal
  • Paralegal Classes
  • Paralegal Courses
  • Paralegal Training

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Current Listings

  1. 1Community College of PhiladelphiaCommunity College of Philadelphia

    1700 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130-3991

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  2. 2Peirce CollegePeirce College

    1420 Pine Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102-4699

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree