With an overall population of 94,911 and a student population of 11,591, approximately 8,927 of Roanoke students attend one of Roanoke's schools that offer paralegal programs.
Virginia Western Community College is the largest paralegal school in Roanoke, based on student population. In 2010, Virginia Western Community College graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in paralegal.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in paralegal in Roanoke in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,659 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for paralegal related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a paralegal in Roanoke, your job prospects are good. There were 7,100 paralegals working in Virginia and 280 working in the greater Roanoke area in 2010. The government projects that the number of paralegals in Roanoke will increase by 29% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
As a paralegal in Roanoke, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,870 per year. This is higher than the average salary for paralegals in the state.