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Fast Facts for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in New York

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: New York, Nassau and Buffalo
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Ithaca, Utica and Poughkeepsie
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New York, Nassau and Buffalo

Salaries for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in New York

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: New York, Poughkeepsie and Nassau

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Programs
  • 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 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
  • Jurisprudence with concentration in Legal Studies (Bachelor of Science) - Online
  • For the 12th consecutive year, Cal U was named one for the best schools in the Northeast by The Princeton Review 
  • Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017
  • Quality Online courses at Cal U have the same objectives, content and learning outcomes as campus-based programs and are taught by the same expert professors.
  • Offers private school amenities at a public school cost. Student-to-teacher ratio of 20:1
  • CAL U online programs complete an annual assessment of student learning to ensure outcomes are focused on your success in career entry, advancement or enhancement!
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.
Programs
  • AAS, Legal Studies
  • BS, Legal Studies
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Degree Programs in 2015 by the U.S. News & World Report.
  • Admits students throughout the year with quarterly start dates in January, April, July, and September.
  • Provides faculty-monitored internships or job-related assignments.
  • Offers associate and bachelor degree programs in business, design, health, plus certificate programs in practical nurse, medical assistant, and more.
  • Preparing students for professional and personal success since 1931.
  • $64 million in grants and scholarships provided during the 2015-2016 award year.

More New York 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
Binghamton
Associate
6,558
Bronx
Associate
9,003
Bronx
Associate
5,112
New York
Masters
14,841
Long Island City
Associate
15,169
Brooklyn
Bachelor
13,502
Corning
Associate
5,072
Poughkeepsie
Associate
8,248
Buffalo
Associate
13,053
Canandaigua
Associate
5,351
Batavia
Associate
6,472
Herkimer
Associate
3,328
Hamburg
Bachelor
1,046
Ithaca
Doctorate
6,660
Watertown
Associate
3,191
Brooklyn
Doctorate & First Professional
8,174
Poughkeepsie
Masters
5,727
Albany
Associate
396
Rochester
Associate
17,482
Garden City
Associate
21,483
Suffern
Associate
6,653
Valhalla
Associate
12,073
Schenectady
Associate
4,367
Queens
Doctorate
20,096
Selden
Associate
22,092
Loch Sheldrake
Associate
1,611
Dryden
Associate
3,213

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Paralegals And Legal Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for New York. 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
Albany 1080 $50,740
Schenectady 1080 $50,740
Troy 1080 $50,740
Ithaca 120 $39,360
Buffalo 1070 $47,890
Cheektowaga 1070 $47,890
Niagara Falls 1070 $47,890
Binghamton 170 $40,730
Elmira N/A $43,140
Glens Falls 50 $51,060
Kingston N/A $44,020
Rochester 970 $47,480
Syracuse 530 $49,170
Utica 90 $55,840
Rome 90 $55,840
Watertown 60 $39,090
Fort Drum 60 $39,090

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