With an overall population of 199,184 and a student population of 1,660, approximately 212 of Chesapeake students attend one of Chesapeake's schools that offer paralegal programs.
The largest paralegal school in Chesapeake, by student population, is Centura College. In 2010, Centura College graduated approximately 10 students from its paralegal program.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a paralegal degree in Chesapeake.
After graduating with your credentials in paralegal, if you decide to work as a paralegal in Chesapeake, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 7,100 paralegals in Virginia, 1,610 were working in the greater Chesapeake area. By the year 2018, the number of paralegals is expected to increase by 29% in Chesapeake. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a paralegal in Chesapeake is $39,820 per year, which is higher than the average for paralegals state-wide.