Pennsylvania Paralegal and Legal Assistant Schools And Careers

Career Information for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Philadelphia, Harrisburg and Pittsburgh
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Allentown, Johnstown and York
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg

Salaries for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Philadelphia, Reading and Johnstown

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

Selected Paralegal Training Schools in Pennsylvania

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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*, Master of Public Administration in Law, Bachelor of Arts in Government - Pre-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, Undergraduate in Legal Studies, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Whether preparing to enter the professional world or expanding your skills, education should be available wherever, whenever. With McCann you can rely on challenging programs, interesting curriculum, and a friendly educational environment.

If quality is what you want then McCann is where you want to be.

  • Programs: Paralegal - Associate in Specialized Business
  • Degrees: Associate

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

  • Programs: Paralegal Studies (AS)
  • Degrees: Associate

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No matter what occupation you choose to pursue, the competition for a good job is fierce. Lansdale School of Business (LSB) can help you stand out from the rest by teaching you the specific skills you need to succeed in the career you desire.

  • Programs: Associate Degree-Paralegal Studies
  • Degrees: Associate

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  • Programs: AAS, Legal Studies, BS, Legal Studies
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor
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More Pennsylvania Paralegal Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bucks County Community College Newtown Associate 9,649
Cedar Crest College Allentown Masters 1,888
Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh Associate 18,525
Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia Associate 17,334
Consolidated School of Business Lancaster Lancaster Associate 179
Consolidated School of Business York York Associate 112
Delaware County Community College Media Associate 10,816
Dickinson College Carlisle Bachelor 2,381
Erie Business Center Erie Associate 287
Gannon University Erie Doctorate 4,134
Harcum College Bryn Mawr Associate 947
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg Associate 9,774
Keystone College La Plume Bachelor 1,796
Lackawanna College Scranton Associate 1,502
Lehigh Carbon Community College Schnecksville Associate 7,184
Luzerne County Community College Nanticoke Associate 6,323
Manor College Jenkintown Associate 982
Mount Aloysius College Cresson Masters 1,595
Northampton County Area Community College Bethlehem Associate 7,912
PJA School Upper Darby Associate 244
Peirce College Philadelphia Bachelor 2,181
Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport Bachelor 6,682
Point Park University Pittsburgh Masters 3,591
Westmoreland County Community College Youngwood Associate 6,239
Wilson College Chambersburg Masters 724

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Paralegals And Legal Assistants

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


Altoona 120 $32470 1
Harrisburg 760 $46010 1.22
Carlisle 760 $46010 1.22
Chambersburg 100 $47550 0.84
Waynesboro 100 $47550 0.84
East Stroudsburg 0 $35570 0
Erie 150 $45930 0.58
Pittsburgh 1710 $56210 0.76
Reading 250 $46020 0.75
Lancaster 340 $36810 0.75
Lebanon 50 $42880 0.57
Scranton 330 $35970 0.65
Wilkes 330 $35970 0.65
Barre 330 $35970 0.65
Hazleton 330 $35970 0.65
State College 60 $37530 0.42
Williamsport 130 $33840 1.22
York 170 $38740 0.49
Hanover 170 $38740 0.49
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