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Fast Facts for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Francisco, Napa and San Jose
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bakersfield, Redding and Stockton
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: San Francisco, Santa Ana and San Diego

Salaries for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Stockton, San Francisco and San Jose

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  • 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
  • Paralegal Diploma
  • A Los Angeles-based private college offering programs in medical sciences, legal studies, and graphic design since 1985.
  • Has weekend programs, including certified  veterinary technology, nurse assistant, and hemodialysis technician.
  • Showcases visual communication students’ artwork and design through campus magazine.
  • 3 campuses in Southern California.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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).

More California Paralegal Training Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Sacramento
Associate
33,821
Lancaster
Associate
834
Redwood City
Associate
5,764
Norwalk
Associate
22,273
Ridgecrest
Associate
4,577
Rancho Cucamonga
Associate
18,736
Orange
Doctorate
6,022
San Francisco
Associate
46,411
Claremont
Bachelor
1,135
Fountain Valley
Associate
9,316
Santa Clarita
Associate
17,499
Eureka
Associate
6,025
Visalia
Associate
11,697
San Luis Obispo
Associate
10,920
El Cajon
Associate
9,358
Cupertino
Associate
24,115
Torrance
Associate
24,895
San Jose
Associate
8,707
Los Altos Hills
Associate
18,132
Fresno
Associate
21,624
Fullerton
Associate
20,719
Stockton
Bachelors & First Professional
756
Pleasant Hill
Doctorate
1,565
Los Angeles
Associate
17,204
Sylmar
Associate
8,493
Los Angeles
Associate
6,095
Sacramento
Associate
619
Merced
Associate
10,890
Oakland
Associate
6,944
Oceanside
Associate
10,682
San Jacinto
Associate
14,197
Walnut
Associate
29,842
Napa
Associate
7,169
La Jolla
Masters
26,363
Oxnard
Associate
6,803
San Marcos
Associate
27,222
Pasadena
Associate
26,672
Claremont
Bachelor
999
Riverside
Associate
30,961
Moraga
Doctorate
3,801
San Bernardino
Associate
12,839
San Diego
Associate
17,013
San Diego
Associate
10,650
Santa Ana
Associate
33,514
Redding
Associate
9,102
San Bruno
Associate
8,359
Berkeley
Doctorate & First Professional
34,940
Santa Barbara
Doctorate
21,410
Santa Cruz
Doctorate
15,825
La Verne
Doctorate & First Professional
7,370
San Diego
Doctorate
7,504
Victorville
Associate
10,149
Culver City
Associate
9,975
Saratoga
Associate
11,210

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Paralegals And Legal Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. 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, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 170 $52,200
Chico 100 $41,940
El Centro 70 $52,710
Fresno 550 $51,730
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade 1630 $55,160
Salinas N/A $53,070
San Diego-Carlsbad 3190 $62,970
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim 12290 $54,110
Modesto 170 $53,530
Napa 100 $66,940
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura 340 $71,920
Redding 50 $56,950
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario 1930 $60,740
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward 5140 $66,400
Stockton-Lodi 200 $43,900
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara 1900 $75,290
Vallejo-Fairfield 50 $63,900
Visalia-Porterville 140 $46,640
Yuba City 30 $41,260
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande N/A $41,250
Santa Cruz-Watsonville 90 $55,400
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara 260 $51,630
Santa Rosa 130 $65,750

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