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Fast Facts for Legal Support Workers in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Pensacola, Miami and West Palm Beach
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Orlando, Fort Lauderdale and Jacksonville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Miami, West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale

Salaries for Legal Support Workers in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Miami, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale

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  • 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
  • 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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Pembroke Pines
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  • 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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Altamonte Springs
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  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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).
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West Palm Beach
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  • 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 Support Worker Training 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
Cocoa
Associate
14,496
Fort Lauderdale
Associate
31,730
Ocala
Associate
6,210
Casselberry
Associate
104
Fort Lauderdale
Bachelor
427
Gainesville
Bachelor
217
Miami
Bachelor
278
Daytona Beach
Bachelor
13,675
Fort Myers
Bachelor
11,369
Jacksonville
Bachelor
24,939
Fort Myers
Doctorate
9,339
Key West
Associate
1,012
Hialeah
Bachelor
2,158
Panama City
Associate
5,758
Tampa
Associate
22,621
Naples
Masters
1,699
Fort Pierce
Bachelor
14,932
Dania Beach
Associate
100
Leesburg
Associate
3,904
Bradenton
Associate
9,869
Miami
Bachelor
54,094
Madison
Associate
1,291
Fort Lauderdale
Doctorate & First Professional
27,518
Lake Worth
Associate
22,881
New Port Richey
Associate
8,065
Pensacola
Associate
10,728
Miami Gardens
Doctorate & First Professional
2,407
Gainesville
Associate
14,824
Sanford
Associate
12,745
Clearwater
Bachelor
25,450
Tallahassee
Associate
13,776
Pensacola
Doctorate
10,358
Orlando
Doctorate
48,398
Coral Gables
Doctorate
15,449
Orlando
Associate
32,870
Pensacola
Associate
243

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Legal Support Workers

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 Support Workers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Legal Support Workers 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 N/A $44,380
Cape Coral N/A $40,390
Fort Myers N/A $40,390
Crestview N/A $36,800
Fort Walton Beach N/A $36,800
Destin N/A $36,800
Deltona N/A $44,240
Daytona Beach N/A $44,240
Ormond Beach N/A $44,240
Gainesville N/A $34,990
Lakeland 60 $43,040
Winter Haven 60 $43,040
Miami 1720 $38,500
Fort Lauderdale 1720 $38,500
West Palm Beach 1720 $38,500
North Port 40 $45,640
Sarasota 40 $45,640
Bradenton 40 $45,640
Ocala 70 $51,730
Orlando 580 $37,900
Kissimmee 580 $37,900
Sanford 580 $37,900
Pensacola N/A $45,800
Ferry Pass N/A $45,800
Brent N/A $45,800
Port St. Lucie N/A $34,700
Tallahassee 150 $44,100
Tampa 880 $38,920
St. Petersburg 880 $38,920
Clearwater 880 $38,920

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