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Fast Facts for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Georgia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Rome, Atlanta and Athens
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Columbus, Dalton and Augusta
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Atlanta, Augusta and Savannah

Salaries for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Georgia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Atlanta, Savannah and Valdosta

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  • Paralegal - Associate of Occupational Science
  • Committed to excellence in education since 1916 with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
  • Offers more than 50 programs including criminal justice, technology, business, and more.
  • Its fully-accredited campuses offer day, evening, and online classes.
  • Provides tutoring at no additional charge to assist during stressful times.
  • Revises curriculum continually to keep pace with improvements in technology and the increasing needs of business and industry.
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Macon
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  • Paralegal Studies (AS)
  • Legal Studies (BS)
  • Began in 1899 as Draughon’s Practical Business College.
  • Features campuses that are heavily engaged in their respective communities, providing professional service from students and faculty.
  • Offers financial aid, scholarships, and counseling for both active and post-duty military students.
  • Has 15 campuses across the United States, as well as 4 art institutes in North Carolina and Texas.
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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  • BS in Legal Support and Services - Paralegal Concentration
  • BS in Legal Support and Services
  • MS in Legal Studies

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Programs
  • Paralegal Studies B.S.
  • A.A.S. Professional Legal Studies
  • Serving students in higher education since 1941.
  • Offers diplomas and degree programs in accounting, healthcare, and business. 
  • Uses a unique inverted curriculum that enables students to take core classes in their first year.
  • Provides flexible scheduling for students with four start times per year.
  • Has 36 campus locations across the United States, as well as online courses.
  • Formed program advisory boards to ensure that all course material stays up to date.
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
  • 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
  • Paralegal - Diploma
  • Offers courses at six campuses located in Georgia, Florida, and North Carolina.
  • Specialize in fields such as Dental Assisting, Administrative Assisting, Massage Therapy, Cosmetology, Personal Training, and more
  • Assigns each student experienced career services personnel
  • Offers veteran benefits for those who qualify
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More Georgia Paralegal Training Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Jasper
Associate
998
Athens
Associate
4,041
Atlanta
Associate
3,327
Augusta
Associate
4,516
Gainesville
Masters
2,883
Macon
Associate
5,233
Morrow
Masters
6,043
Albany
Associate
4,760
Clarkston
Associate
3,819
Oakwood
Bachelor
7,474
Griffin
Associate
4,032
Warner Robins
Associate
2,851
Valdosta
Doctorate
11,280

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Paralegals And Legal Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Georgia. 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
Athens-Clarke County N/A $38,360
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell 6390 $55,170
Brunswick 40 $43,610
Dalton 50 $33,060
Gainesville 110 $42,270
Macon 180 $51,220
Rome N/A $41,280
Savannah 300 $48,960
Valdosta 70 $42,060

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