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Fast Facts for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Francisco, Napa and San Jose
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bakersfield, Redding and Stockton
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: San Francisco, Santa Ana and San Diego

Salaries for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Stockton, San Francisco and San Jose

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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
  • 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
  • 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.
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
  • Associate of Arts: Paralegal Studies
  • Bachelor of Science: Paralegal Studies
  • Master of Business Administration in American Legal Studies
  • Liberty University’s online programs ranked in the top 10 out of more than 2,100 colleges & universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.*
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level.**
  • Transfer up to 90 credits into an undergraduate degree program.
  • Up to 50% of your master’s degree can be transferred in to help you get the most out of your hard work and maximize the credit you previously earned.

More California Paralegal 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
Sacramento
Associate
33,821
Lancaster
Associate
834
Redwood City
Associate
5,764
Norwalk
Associate
22,273
Ridgecrest
Associate
4,577
Rancho Cucamonga
Associate
18,736
Orange
Doctorate
6,022
San Francisco
Associate
46,411
Claremont
Bachelor
1,135
Fountain Valley
Associate
9,316
Santa Clarita
Associate
17,499
Eureka
Associate
6,025
Visalia
Associate
11,697
San Luis Obispo
Associate
10,920
El Cajon
Associate
9,358
Cupertino
Associate
24,115
Torrance
Associate
24,895
San Jose
Associate
8,707
Los Altos Hills
Associate
18,132
Fresno
Associate
21,624
Fullerton
Associate
20,719
Stockton
Bachelors & First Professional
756
Pleasant Hill
Doctorate
1,565
Los Angeles
Associate
17,204
Sylmar
Associate
8,493
Los Angeles
Associate
6,095
Sacramento
Associate
619
Merced
Associate
10,890
Oakland
Associate
6,944
Oceanside
Associate
10,682
San Jacinto
Associate
14,197
Walnut
Associate
29,842
Napa
Associate
7,169
La Jolla
Masters
26,363
Oxnard
Associate
6,803
San Marcos
Associate
27,222
Pasadena
Associate
26,672
Claremont
Bachelor
999
Riverside
Associate
30,961
Moraga
Doctorate
3,801
San Bernardino
Associate
12,839
San Diego
Associate
17,013
San Diego
Associate
10,650
Santa Ana
Associate
33,514
Redding
Associate
9,102
San Bruno
Associate
8,359
Berkeley
Doctorate & First Professional
34,940
Santa Barbara
Doctorate
21,410
Santa Cruz
Doctorate
15,825
La Verne
Doctorate & First Professional
7,370
San Diego
Doctorate
7,504
Victorville
Associate
10,149
Culver City
Associate
9,975
Saratoga
Associate
11,210

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Paralegals And Legal Assistants

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Paralegals And Legal Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Paralegals And Legal Assistants 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
Bakersfield 170 $52,410
Chico 100 $42,790
El Centro 70 $50,100
Fresno 550 $49,680
Sacramento 1630 $53,950
Roseville 1630 $53,950
Arden 1630 $53,950
Arcade 1630 $53,950
Salinas N/A $54,050
San Diego 3190 $64,050
Carlsbad 3190 $64,050
Los Angeles 12290 $51,500
Long Beach 12290 $51,500
Anaheim 12290 $51,500
Modesto 170 $54,640
Napa 100 $61,360
Oxnard 340 $62,690
Thousand Oaks 340 $62,690
Ventura 340 $62,690
Redding 50 $57,570
Riverside 1930 $56,830
San Bernardino 1930 $56,830
Ontario 1930 $56,830
San Francisco 5140 $64,080
Oakland 5140 $64,080
Hayward 5140 $64,080
Stockton 200 $40,820
Lodi 200 $40,820
San Jose 1900 $77,560
Sunnyvale 1900 $77,560
Santa Clara 1900 $77,560
Vallejo 50 $63,960
Fairfield 50 $63,960
Visalia 140 $39,410
Porterville 140 $39,410
Yuba City 30 $38,430
San Luis Obispo N/A $41,960
Paso Robles N/A $41,960
Arroyo Grande N/A $41,960
Santa Cruz 90 $56,640
Watsonville 90 $56,640
Santa Maria 260 $46,290
Santa Barbara 260 $46,290
Santa Rosa 130 $60,540

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