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Fast Facts for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Richmond, Charlottesville and Virginia Beach
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lynchburg, Blacksburg and Harrisonburg
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Richmond, Virginia Beach and Roanoke

Salaries for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Richmond, Virginia Beach and Roanoke

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More Virginia 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
Lynchburg
Doctorate
75,044
Annandale
Associates
51,190
Norfolk
Associates
22,776
Chester
Associates
10,380
Virginia Beach
Doctorate
9,488
Richmond
Associates
9,334
Hampton
Associates
8,286
Roanoke
Associates
7,271
Middletown
Associates
6,891
Locust Grove
Associates
6,688
Dublin
Associates
4,626
Hampton
Doctorate
4,618
Lynchburg
Associates
4,128
University of Richmond
Doctorate
4,023
Glenns
Associates
3,229
Big Stone Gap
Associates
2,684
Wytheville
Associates
2,676
Richlands
Associates
2,304
Martinsville
Associates
2,263
Salem
Masters
980
North Chesterfield
Bachelors
675
Glen Allen
Doctorate
652
Virginia Beach
Doctorate
564
Virginia Beach
Bachelors
484
Hampton
Bachelors
303
Chesapeake
Bachelors
190

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Paralegals And Legal Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Virginia. 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
Charlottesville280 $53,500
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford100 $41,410
Harrisonburg110 $43,130
Lynchburg230 $45,570
Richmond2310 $49,680
Roanoke290 $43,110

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