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Fast Facts for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Davenport, Cedar Rapids and Sioux City
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Iowa City, Dubuque and Waterloo
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Des Moines, Davenport and Cedar Rapids

Salaries for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Des Moines, Davenport and Cedar Rapids

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More Iowa 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
Davenport
Doctorate
37,494
Ankeny
Associates
22,446
Cedar Rapids
Associates
14,233
Sioux City
Associates
5,660
Estherville
Associates
2,122
Marshalltown
Associates
2,006
Des Moines
Masters
1,971
Urbandale
Doctorate
837
Cedar Rapids
Doctorate
489
Cedar Falls
Doctorate
277
Mason City
Doctorate
212
Des Moines
Associates
102

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Paralegals And Legal Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. 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® 22.1 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
AmesN/A $37,580
Waterloo-Cedar Falls230 $37,000
Iowa City100 $56,690
Cedar Rapids190 $55,070
Des Moines-West Des Moines880 $55,400
Dubuque50 $38,080

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