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Fast Facts for Legal Secretaries in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Miami, West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Palm Bay, Lakeland and Cape Coral
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Miami, Tampa and Fort Lauderdale

Salaries for Legal Secretaries in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: West Palm Beach, Orlando and Cape Coral

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Programs
  • BS in Legal Support and Services - Paralegal Concentration
  • BS in Legal Support and Services
  • MS in Legal Studies
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • Paralegal - Associate of Applied Science
  • Part of the Delta Career Education Corporation.
  • Each campus features a public spa and/or salon where students can gain real-world experience.
  • 17 campuses across the United States, with online options as well.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent colleges and Schools (ACICS), with programmatic accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • Originally founded in 1916 in Wilmington, North Carolina by Judge Leon Motte.
Programs
  • A.S. - Paralegal

Southern Technical College provides education and training in a variety of medical and technical areas that enable graduates to obtain entry-level employment. As a student at Southern Technical College, you will have the opportunity learn in several different ways.

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Fort Myers
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Programs
  • Legal Assisting/Paralegal
  • Features a community service program for students, called the Ambassador Program.
  • Offers several programs in healthcare, criminal justice, broadcasting, business administration and more.
  • Features an online system called MyPortal that allows students to check their schedule, grades, calculate their GPA, and more.
  • Has 5 Florida campuses located in Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville, Miami, Hollywood, and Altamonte Springs, with online options.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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Fort Lauderdale
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Programs
  • Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

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Clearwater
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Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies*
  • Bachelor of Arts in Government - Pre-Law
  • Master of Public Administration in Law
  • Bachelor’s programs options include Law & National Security, Paralegal Studies, and Government.
  • Regent University School of Law’s faculty was recognized among the Top 10 Faculty in the nation by The Princeton Review in 2013, 2014, and 2015.
  • Law & legal studies programs are fully approved by the American Bar Association (ABA).
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • Paralegal Studies (AS)
  • Online Bachelor's programs include Healthcare Management, Public Health, IT, Psychology, BBA & Criminal Justice
  • Dedicated to delivering quality education and personalized attention to students since 1899
  • Provide a range of campus experiences and services online including advising, tutoring, student community, and career services
  • Give students and alumni access to career assistants who help with resumes, cover letters, job hunting, and more.
Programs
  • Paralegal Studies (AS)
  • Legal Studies (BS)
  • Began in 1899 as Draughon’s Practical Business College.
  • Features campuses that are heavily engaged in their respective communities, providing professional service from students and faculty.
  • Offers financial aid, scholarships, and counseling for both active and post-duty military students.
  • Has 15 campuses across the United States, as well as 4 art institutes in North Carolina and Texas.
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • A.S. Paralegal Studies
  • Paralegal Studies Certificate

Brighton College and the former Paralegal Institute share a long history of providing excellent, affordable, career-oriented education that positions students for success in the workforce! Brighton College was founded in 1961 in Hudson, Ohio and offers programs in allied health professions, including medical coding, medical billing, medical records, medical office specialist, health services management, pharmacy technician.

Programs
  • Certificate: Paralegal (Legal Studies)
  • B.S. in Legal Studies
  • A.S. in Legal Studies
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses help make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 24 months and a master’s degree in 12-18 months.

More Florida Legal Secretary Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Miami
Bachelor
54,094
Madison
Associate
1,291

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Legal Secretaries

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Legal Secretaries

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Legal Secretaries relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Jacksonville 770 $40,690
Cape Coral 220 $47,310
Fort Myers 220 $47,310
Crestview N/A $28,240
Fort Walton Beach N/A $28,240
Destin N/A $28,240
Deltona 150 $39,910
Daytona Beach 150 $39,910
Ormond Beach 150 $39,910
Gainesville 120 $35,970
Lakeland 170 $35,900
Winter Haven 170 $35,900
Miami 4970 $40,370
Fort Lauderdale 4970 $40,370
West Palm Beach 4970 $40,370
Naples 90 $35,230
Immokalee 90 $35,230
Marco Island 90 $35,230
North Port 260 $43,570
Sarasota 260 $43,570
Bradenton 260 $43,570
Ocala 40 $38,020
Orlando 860 $31,720
Kissimmee 860 $31,720
Sanford 860 $31,720
Palm Bay 180 $35,590
Melbourne 180 $35,590
Titusville 180 $35,590
Panama City 90 $33,470
Pensacola 270 $32,160
Ferry Pass 270 $32,160
Brent 270 $32,160
Port St. Lucie 90 $30,790
Sebastian 70 $35,540
Vero Beach 70 $35,540
Tallahassee 300 $37,720
Tampa 1370 $41,430
St. Petersburg 1370 $41,430
Clearwater 1370 $41,430

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