Florida Paralegal and Legal Assistant Schools And Careers

Career Information for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Florida

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Fast Facts for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Panama City, West Palm Beach and Deltona
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Gainesville, Palm Bay and Fort Walton Beach
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Miami, Tampa and Fort Lauderdale

Salaries for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Naples, Miami and Tampa

Schools for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Florida are listed below.

Selected Paralegal Training Schools in Florida

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  • Programs: BS in Legal Support and Services - Paralegal Concentration, BS in Legal Support and Services, Undergraduate in Legal Studies, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master
Keiser University Campus
Daytona Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Lakeland, Melbourne, Miami, New Port Richey, Orlando, Port Saint Lucie, Sarasota, Tampa, West Palm Beach

For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.

  • Programs: Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies, Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor
South University
West Palm Beach

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

  • Programs: Paralegal Studies (AS), Legal Studies (BS)
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor
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More Florida Paralegal Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Brevard Community College Cocoa Associate 14,496
Broward College Fort Lauderdale Associate 31,730
Central Florida Community College Ocala Associate 6,210
City College Casselberry Casselberry Associate 104
City College Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale Bachelor 427
City College Gainesville Gainesville Bachelor 217
City College Miami Miami Bachelor 278
Daytona State College Daytona Beach Bachelor 13,675
Edison State College Fort Myers Bachelor 11,369
Florida Community College at Jacksonville Jacksonville Bachelor 24,939
Florida Gulf Coast University Fort Myers Doctorate 9,339
Florida Keys Community College Key West Associate 1,012
Florida National College Hialeah Bachelor 2,158
Gulf Coast Community College Panama City Associate 5,758
Hillsborough Community College Tampa Associate 22,621
Hodges University Naples Masters 1,699
Indian River State College Fort Pierce Bachelor 14,932
Key College Dania Beach Associate 100
Lake-Sumter Community College Leesburg Associate 3,904
Manatee Community College Bradenton Associate 9,869
Miami Dade College Miami Bachelor 54,094
Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale Doctorate & First Professional 27,518
Palm Beach Community College Lake Worth Associate 22,881
Pasco-Hernando Community College New Port Richey Associate 8,065
Pensacola Junior College Pensacola Associate 10,728
Santa Fe College Gainesville Associate 14,824
Seminole Community College Sanford Associate 12,745
St Petersburg College Clearwater Bachelor 25,450
Tallahassee Community College Tallahassee Associate 13,776
The University of West Florida Pensacola Doctorate 10,358
University of Central Florida Orlando Doctorate 48,398
University of Miami Coral Gables Doctorate 15,449
Valencia Community College Orlando Associate 32,870
Virginia College-Pensacola Pensacola Associate 243

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Paralegals And Legal Assistants

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:
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, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Gainesville 160 $42340 0.63
Jacksonville 1190 $42820 0.97
Cape Coral 500 $48230 1.06
Fort Myers 500 $48230 1.06
Crestview 120 $41950 0.61
Fort Walton Beach 120 $41950 0.61
Destin 120 $41950 0.61
Deltona 420 $41350 1.17
Daytona Beach 420 $41350 1.17
Ormond Beach 420 $41350 1.17
Orlando 3120 $48860 1.42
Kissimmee 3120 $48860 1.42
Sanford 3120 $48860 1.42
Palm Bay 200 $38010 0.51
Melbourne 200 $38010 0.51
Titusville 200 $38010 0.51
Panama City 140 $42270 0.91
Pensacola 410 $42060 1.28
Ferry Pass 410 $42060 1.28
Brent 410 $42060 1.28
Port St. Lucie 240 $43060 0.92
Punta Gorda 110 $44910 1.23
Lakeland 340 $39920 0.84
Winter Haven 340 $39920 0.84
Miami 9140 $51570 1.9
Fort Lauderdale 9140 $51570 1.9
West Palm Beach 9140 $51570 1.9
Naples 260 $45430 0.99
Immokalee 260 $45430 0.99
Marco Island 260 $45430 0.99
North Port 630 $46130 1.16
Sarasota 630 $46130 1.16
Bradenton 630 $46130 1.16
Ocala 140 $35780 0.73
Sebastian 100 $41800 1.05
Vero Beach 100 $41800 1.05
Sebring 0 $36830 0
Tallahassee 610 $43060 1.95
Tampa 3650 $46390 1.52
St. Petersburg 3650 $46390 1.52
Clearwater 3650 $46390 1.52
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