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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
  • 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
  • BS in Legal Support and Services - Paralegal Concentration
  • BS in Legal Support and Services
  • MS in Legal Studies
  • Programs range from Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies, to Master of Public Administration, and more.
  • One of the largest providers of online legal studies in the U.S.
  • 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
  • Paralegal
  • Designated a Military Friendly School by Victoria Media in 2015.
  • Offers various scholarship opportunities to military students who qualify.
  • Provides programs in Allied Healthcare, Information Technology, Cosmetology, HVAC, Business, Massage Therapy and Veterinary Technology.
  •  Institutionally accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE), with online accreditation from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 6 campuses across Texas, with a campus in Las Cruces, New Mexico and online.
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El Paso
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Programs
  • Paralegal Studies - Associates

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San Antonio
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Programs
  • Associate of Arts: Paralegal Studies
  • Bachelor of Science: Paralegal Studies
  • Master of Business Administration in American Legal Studies
  • Ranked among top Regional Universities in the South by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Ranked 37th among the Best Colleges for Veterans by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Stands as the largest private, nonprofit university in the nation with 100,000+ students.
  • Offers over 230 programs online, from the certificate to the doctoral level.
  • Has a student-faculty ratio of 25:1, and 42.3% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
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
  • Online Master of Arts in Health Law and Policy
  • Ranked among the Best National Universities in 2017 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a 2017 Military Friendly School by GI Jobs and Victory Media.
  • 13:1 student-faculty ratio, with an average class size of 21.
  • Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
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

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

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.

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

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Abilene N/A $24,030
Amarillo N/A $38,660
Austin 3250 $47,230
Round Rock 3250 $47,230
Houston 5750 $54,190
The Woodlands 5750 $54,190
Sugar Land 5750 $54,190
Beaumont 190 $46,250
Port Arthur 190 $46,250
Brownsville 150 $28,610
Harlingen 150 $28,610
College Station 90 $43,210
Bryan 90 $43,210
Corpus Christi 410 $38,220
Dallas 7230 $57,200
Fort Worth 7230 $57,200
Arlington 7230 $57,200
El Paso 350 $41,760
San Antonio 2170 $44,150
New Braunfels 2170 $44,150
Laredo 110 $37,580
Longview N/A $42,920
Lubbock 270 $30,790
McAllen 340 $36,530
Edinburg 340 $36,530
Mission 340 $36,530
Midland 110 $61,820
Killeen 180 $38,660
Temple 180 $38,660
Odessa N/A $59,800
Sherman N/A $31,210
Denison N/A $31,210
Tyler 340 $40,430
Waco 120 $42,750
Wichita Falls 50 $43,690

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