Pottsville has a general population of 15,549 and an overall student population of 2,811. Approximately 2,707 of Pottsville's students are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.
Pottsville's largest paralegal school is McCann School of Business and Technology. In 2010, McCann School of Business and Technology graduated approximately 21 students with credentials in paralegal.
A total of 21 students graduated with credentials in paralegal from paralegal schools in Pottsville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,321 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a paralegal program in Pottsville.
If you plan on staying in Pottsville after graduating from paralegal school, you should know that job prospects for paralegals in Pottsville, which is the most popular paralegal profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 14,500 paralegals in Pennsylvania, 50 were working in the greater Pottsville area. By the year 2018, the number of paralegals is expected to increase by 2% in Pottsville. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a paralegal in Pottsville is $34,890 per year, which is higher than the average for paralegals state-wide.