With an overall population of 4,856 and a student population of 3,383, approximately 3,383 of Big Stone Gap students attend one of Big Stone Gap's schools that offer paralegal programs.
The largest paralegal school in Big Stone Gap, by student population, is Mountain Empire Community College. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from Mountain Empire Community College with credentials in paralegal.
A total of 12 students graduated with credentials in paralegal from paralegal schools in Big Stone Gap in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,297 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.
If you plan on staying in Big Stone Gap after graduating from paralegal school, you should know that job prospects for paralegals in Big Stone Gap, which is the most popular paralegal profession, are good. The government projects that the number of paralegals in Big Stone Gap will increase by 29% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
As a paralegal in Big Stone Gap, you can expect to make an average salary of $27,640 per year. This is lower than the average salary for paralegals in the state.