Pasadena has a total population of 141,674 and a student population of 27,509. Of these students, 27,011 are enrolled in schools that offer paralegal programs.
Pasadena's largest paralegal school is San Jacinto Community College. In 2010, San Jacinto Community College graduated approximately 17 students from its paralegal program.
A total of 17 students graduated with credentials in paralegal from paralegal schools in Pasadena in 2010. If you decide to attend a paralegal school in Pasadena, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,250.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for paralegal related books and supplies each year.
Many paralegal graduates choose to work as paralegals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pasadena, your job prospects are good. There were 17,440 paralegals working in Texas and 5,720 working in the greater Pasadena area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of paralegals is expected to increase by 27% in Pasadena. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
As a paralegal in Pasadena, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,310 per year. This is higher than the average salary for paralegals in the state.