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Fast Facts for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bloomington and Springfield
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Peoria and Champaign
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago and Springfield

Salaries for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Chicago and Bloomington

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More Illinois Paralegal Training Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Glen Ellyn
Associates
26,901
Normal
Doctorate
21,039
Chicago
Doctorate
16,422
Carbondale
Doctorate
15,987
Grayslake
Associates
14,768
Palatine
Associates
14,142
Chicago
Associates
10,155
Elgin
Associates
9,918
Belleville
Associates
9,515
Des Plaines
Associates
9,443
East Peoria
Associates
9,290
Chicago
Associates
8,998
Chicago
Associates
8,486
Godfrey
Associates
7,272
Romeoville
Doctorate
6,544
Chicago
Doctorate
4,700
Mount Carmel
Associates
4,330
South Holland
Associates
3,703
Kankakee
Associates
3,078
Chicago
Masters
2,703
Fairfield
Associates
1,952
Rockford
Bachelors
1,576
Bridgeview
Associates
684
Rockford
Associates
596
Peoria
Bachelors
405
Fairview Heights
Associates
346
Chicago
Associates
262
Chicago
Associates
218

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Paralegals And Legal Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. 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.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Champaign-UrbanaN/A $47,460
Bloomington320 $52,060
Peoria320 $58,760
Rockford150 $58,050
Springfield170 $47,410

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