Texas Paralegal and Legal Assistant Schools And Careers

Career Information for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Texas

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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

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

Selected Paralegal Training Schools in Texas

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  • Programs: BS in Legal Support and Services - Paralegal Concentration, BS in Legal Support and Services, Undergraduate in Legal Studies, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

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

Set your career in motion at Virginia College.

  • Programs: AS - Paralegal Studies
  • Degrees: Associate
Vista College
El Paso

Get hands-on training with Vista College.

  • Programs: Paralegal
  • Degrees: Associate

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Jurisprudence with concentration in Legal Studies (Bachelor of Science) - Online, Legal Studies - Law & Public Policy (Master of Science) - Online, Legal Studies - Homeland Security (Master of Science) - Online, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

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  • Programs: Paralegal Studies (AS)
  • Degrees: Associate
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More Texas Paralegal Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Alvin Community College Alvin Associate 4,169
Amarillo College Amarillo Associate 10,387
Angelina College Lufkin Associate 4,677
Austin Community College District Austin Associate 33,508
Center for Advanced Legal Studies Houston Associate 198
Central Texas College Killeen Associate 21,532
Colin College Plano Associate 20,143
Del Mar College Corpus Christi Associate 11,167
El Centro College Dallas Associate 6,680
El Paso Community College El Paso Associate 25,023
Houston Community College Houston Associate 43,518
Kilgore College Kilgore Associate 5,150
Lamar State College-Port Arthur Port Arthur Associate 2,325
Lee College Baytown Associate 5,856
Lone Star College System The Woodlands Associate 39,756
McLennan Community College Waco Associate 8,079
McMurry University Abilene Bachelor 1,462
Midland College Midland Bachelor 5,739
Navarro College Corsicana Associate 7,560
Odessa College Odessa Associate 4,580
San Antonio College San Antonio Associate 19,819
San Jacinto Community College Pasadena Associate 23,805
South Plains College Levelland Associate 6,602
South Texas College McAllen Bachelor 19,827
Stephen F Austin State University Nacogdoches Doctorate 11,607
Tarrant County College Fort Worth Associate 37,948
Texas A & M University-Commerce Commerce Doctorate 8,813
Texas State University-San Marcos San Marcos Doctorate 28,121
Texas Woman's University Denton Doctorate 12,168
Tyler Junior College Tyler Associate 8,217
University of Houston-Clear Lake Houston Doctorate 7,522
Victoria College Victoria Associate 4,002
Virginia College-Austin Austin Associate 825
Wharton County Junior College 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, 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


Abilene 0 $24030 0
Amarillo 0 $38660 0
Austin 3250 $47230 1.77
Round Rock 3250 $47230 1.77
Houston 5750 $54190 1
The Woodlands 5750 $54190 1
Sugar Land 5750 $54190 1
Beaumont 190 $46250 0.57
Port Arthur 190 $46250 0.57
Brownsville 150 $28610 0.56
Harlingen 150 $28610 0.56
College Station 90 $43210 0.45
Bryan 90 $43210 0.45
Corpus Christi 410 $38220 1.09
Dallas 7230 $57200 1.11
Fort Worth 7230 $57200 1.11
Arlington 7230 $57200 1.11
El Paso 350 $41760 0.62
San Antonio 2170 $44150 1.16
New Braunfels 2170 $44150 1.16
Laredo 110 $37580 0.56
Longview 0 $42920 0
Lubbock 270 $30790 0.99
McAllen 340 $36530 0.72
Edinburg 340 $36530 0.72
Mission 340 $36530 0.72
Midland 110 $61820 0.57
Killeen 180 $38660 0.7
Temple 180 $38660 0.7
Odessa 0 $59800 0
Sherman 0 $31210 0
Denison 0 $31210 0
Tyler 340 $40430 1.74
Waco 120 $42750 0.53
Wichita Falls 50 $43690 0.45
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