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Fast Facts for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Missouri

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Springfield, Kansas City and St. Joseph
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Joplin, Jefferson City and St. Louis
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: St. Louis, Kansas City and Springfield

Salaries for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Missouri

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Kansas City, St. Louis and Springfield

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More Missouri 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
Total Enrollment
Saint Louis
Associates
18,835
Kansas City
Associates
14,874
Saint Louis
Doctorate
12,736
Saint Louis
Doctorate
7,689
Joplin
Masters
6,174
Saint Joseph
Masters
5,533
Springfield
Masters
3,512
Kansas City
Doctorate
3,043
Fulton
Doctorate
2,284
Kansas City
Masters
1,703
St. Louis
Doctorate
327
Sunset Hills
Bachelors
316
Independence
Bachelors
255
Saint Louis
Bachelors
246
Lee's Summit
Bachelors
154
Kansas City
Bachelors
149
Saint Louis
Bachelors
121

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Paralegals And Legal Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Missouri. 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
Jefferson City100 $50,110
Columbia120 $44,970
Springfield200 $43,070

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