With an overall population of 24,747 and a student population of 8,735, approximately 6,691 of Salem students attend one of Salem's schools that offer paralegal programs.
Salem's largest paralegal school is National College-Salem. In 2010, National College-Salem graduated approximately 24 students with credentials in paralegal.
A reported 24 students graduated with credentials in paralegal in Salem in 2010. If you decide to attend a paralegal school in Salem, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $8,149.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,980 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a paralegal program in Salem.
Many paralegal graduates choose to work as paralegals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Salem, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 paralegals in Virginia were working in the greater Salem area. Salem's paralegal workforce is projected to increase by 29% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
As a paralegal in Salem, 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.