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Fast Facts for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Tyler, Amarillo and Longview
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Victoria, Killeen and Laredo
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and Austin

Salaries for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Dallas, Fort Worth and Austin

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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.
  • Ranked among the Best Online MBA 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 make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 18 months and a master’s degree in 14-24 months.
Programs
  • Associate of Arts: Paralegal Studies
  • Bachelor of Science: Paralegal Studies
  • Master of Business Administration in American Legal Studies
  • 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 maximize the credit you previously earned.
  • *Excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies*
  • Bachelor of Arts in Government - Pre-Law
  • Master of Public Administration in Law
  • Bachelor’s programs options include Law & National Security, Paralegal Studies, and Government.
  • Regent University School of Law’s faculty was recognized among the Top 10 Faculty in the nation by The Princeton Review in 2013, 2014, and 2015.
  • Law & legal studies programs are fully approved by the American Bar Association (ABA).
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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
  • BS in Legal Support and Services - Paralegal Concentration
  • BS in Legal Support and Services
  • MS in Legal Studies
  • One of the largest providers of online legal studies in the U.S.
  • Programs range from Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies, to Master of Public Administration, and more.
  • Students can enroll in internship courses that provide real-world experience in local law offices.
  • Programs designed to keep students updated on the most recent changes to legal practices.
Programs
  • Jurisprudence with concentration in Legal Studies (Bachelor of Science) - Online
  • Legal Studies - Homeland Security (Master of Science) - Online
  • Legal Studies - Law & Public Policy (Master 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 Degree in Paralegal Studies
  • Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies and Litigation Technologies
Bryan University
  • Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 1969.
  • Offers free refresher courses to alumni for any previously completed course.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
  • Online headquarters located in Tempe, Arizona, with additional ground campuses in Toronto, Canada and Los Angeles & Sacramento, California.
  • Established in 1940 as Bryan Stenotype School.

More Texas 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
Alvin
Associate
4,169
Amarillo
Associate
10,387
Lufkin
Associate
4,677
Austin
Associate
33,508
Houston
Associate
198
Killeen
Associate
21,532
Plano
Associate
20,143
Corpus Christi
Associate
11,167
Dallas
Associate
6,680
El Paso
Associate
25,023
Houston
Associate
43,518
Kilgore
Associate
5,150
Port Arthur
Associate
2,325
Baytown
Associate
5,856
The Woodlands
Associate
39,756
Waco
Associate
8,079
Abilene
Bachelor
1,462
Midland
Bachelor
5,739
Corsicana
Associate
7,560
Odessa
Associate
4,580
San Antonio
Associate
19,819
Pasadena
Associate
23,805
Levelland
Associate
6,602
McAllen
Bachelor
19,827
Nacogdoches
Doctorate
11,607
Fort Worth
Associate
37,948
Commerce
Doctorate
8,813
San Marcos
Doctorate
28,121
Denton
Doctorate
12,168
Tyler
Associate
8,217
Houston
Doctorate
7,522
Victoria
Associate
4,002
Austin
Associate
825
Wharton
Associate
5,892

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Paralegals And Legal Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Texas. 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
Austin 3010 $46,780
Round Rock 3010 $46,780
Amarillo N/A $38,460
Beaumont 230 $42,440
Port Arthur 230 $42,440
Brownsville 120 $36,730
Harlingen 120 $36,730
College Station N/A $29,940
Bryan N/A $29,940
Corpus Christi 440 $38,790
Dallas 6100 $59,610
Fort Worth 6100 $59,610
Arlington 6100 $59,610
El Paso 430 $42,050
Houston 5810 $57,870
The Woodlands 5810 $57,870
Sugar Land 5810 $57,870
San Angelo 40 $
San Antonio 2230 $45,820
New Braunfels 2230 $45,820
Laredo 90 $39,450
Longview N/A $39,390
Lubbock 320 $35,240
McAllen 670 $37,520
Edinburg 670 $37,520
Mission 670 $37,520
Midland 160 $53,060
Killeen 250 $39,860
Temple 250 $39,860
Odessa 110 $44,330
Sherman 80 $36,870
Denison 80 $36,870
Tyler 420 $41,720
Waco 160 $42,440
Wichita Falls N/A $38,550

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