Illinois Paralegal and Legal Assistant Schools And Careers

Career Information for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Illinois

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Fast Facts for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bloomington and Springfield
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Peoria and Champaign
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago and Springfield

Salaries for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Chicago and Bloomington

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

Selected Paralegal Training Schools in Illinois

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Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies*, Bachelor of Arts in Government - Pre-Law, Master of Public Administration in Law, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: BS in Legal Support and Services - Paralegal Concentration, BS in Legal Support and Services, MS in Legal Studies, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master
Rasmussen College
Aurora, Mokena, Rockford, Romeoville

Further your education and strengthen your skill set at Rasmussen College

  • Programs: Paralegal Associate's
  • Degrees: Associate
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More Illinois Paralegal Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
College of Lake County Grayslake Associate 16,010
Elgin Community College Elgin Associate 9,613
Harper College Palatine Associate 15,156
Illinois Central College East Peoria Associate 11,804
Kankakee Community College Kankakee Associate 3,591
Lewis and Clark Community College Godfrey Associate 7,875
Lincoln College Lincoln Bachelor 1,266
MacCormac College Chicago Associate 171
Midstate College Peoria Bachelor 641
Northwestern University Evanston Doctorate & First Professional 19,005
Roosevelt University Chicago Doctorate 7,163
South Suburban College South Holland Associate 6,260
Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale Doctorate & First Professional 20,983
Southwestern Illinois College Belleville Associate 13,713

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Paralegals And Legal Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. 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


Bloomington 250 $49250 1.32
Carbondale 30 $36300 0.32
Marion 30 $36300 0.32
Champaign 90 $39110 0.44
Urbana 90 $39110 0.44
Danville 30 $35970 0.58
Peoria 360 $46310 1.05
Rockford 120 $38230 0.41
Springfield 130 $46310 0.6
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