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Fast Facts for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Washington

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Yakima, Tacoma and Seattle
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bremerton, Kennewick and Bellingham
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Seattle, Tacoma and Spokane

Salaries for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Washington

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Seattle, Olympia and Bremerton

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More Washington 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
Spokane
Bachelors
10,014
Vancouver
Bachelors
10,000
Lynnwood
Bachelors
8,100
Des Moines
Bachelors
6,824
Tacoma
Bachelors
6,496
Olympia
Associates
4,951
Bellingham
Bachelors
4,411
Vancouver
Masters
2,664
Tacoma
Associates
270

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Paralegals And Legal Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Washington. 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
Bremerton-Silverdale130 $55,040
Bellingham130 $50,180
Longview40 $40,380
Kennewick-RichlandN/A N/A
Mount Vernon-AnacortesN/A $46,100
Olympia-Tumwater200 $57,310
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue3790 $64,210
Spokane-Spokane Valley340 $55,030
WenatcheeN/A N/A
Yakima170 $45,050

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