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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

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  • Jurisprudence with concentration in Legal Studies (Bachelor of Science) - Online
  • Legal Studies - Homeland Security (Master of Science) - Online
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More Illinois Paralegal Training Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Grayslake
Associate
16,010
Elgin
Associate
9,613
Palatine
Associate
15,156
East Peoria
Associate
11,804
Kankakee
Associate
3,591
Godfrey
Associate
7,875
Lincoln
Bachelor
1,266
Chicago
Associate
171
Peoria
Bachelor
641
Evanston
Doctorate & First Professional
19,005
Chicago
Doctorate
7,163
South Holland
Associate
6,260
Carbondale
Doctorate & First Professional
20,983
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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bloomington 250 $49,250
Carbondale 30 $36,300
Marion 30 $36,300
Champaign 90 $39,110
Urbana 90 $39,110
Danville 30 $35,970
Peoria 360 $46,310
Rockford 120 $38,230
Springfield 130 $46,310

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