Paralegal in Nevada

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Schools Offering Paralegal Studies Programs in Nevada


Each year, roughly 0.2% of Nevada students graduate with degrees in paralegal studies. Thus, Nevada's 6 paralegal schools put out approximately 79 paralegals each year.

Top Schools

Career College of Northern Nevada, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Nevada that has a paralegal program. It is located in Sparks. In 2010, 21 students graduated from Career College of Northern Nevada's paralegal program.

Everest College-Henderson, which was ranked 83rd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Nevada that has a paralegal program. It is located in Henderson. In 2010, 22 students graduated from Everest College-Henderson paralegal program. Everest College-Henderson charged in-state students $18,576 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Nevada with a paralegal program is Truckee Meadows Community College, which is located in Reno. In 2010, it was ranked 88th nationwide. 7 students graduated with degree in paralegal from Truckee Meadows Community College in 2010. Students at Truckee Meadows Community College paid $2,243 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Nevada's paralegal schools ranges from $18,576 per year to $2,243 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,061 per year. In 2010, the paralegal schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Nevada were:

  1. Everest College-Henderson - located in Henderson, students are charged $18,576 per year
  2. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year
  3. Truckee Meadows Community College - located in Reno, students are charged $2,243 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Nevada paralegal schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year
  2. Truckee Meadows Community College - located in Reno, students are charged $2,243 per year
  3. Western Nevada College - located in Carson City, students are charged $2,243 per year

A paralegal degree from a Nevada school... what next?

A large number of Nevada paralegal graduates become paralegals. Nevada had 1,390 paralegals in 2010. The largest populations of Nevada paralegals are working in the following counties:

  1. Clark County - 1,190 paralegals
  2. Pinal County - 110 paralegals
  3. Carson City County - 50 paralegals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of paralegals in Nevada will grow by 30%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,850 paralegals working in Nevada.

Salary

On average, a paralegal earns a salary of $51,580 per year in Nevada state. However, Nevada paralegals earned anywhere in the range from as less than $27,000 per year to more than $68,640 per year in 2010. A paralegal in the following Nevada counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Pinal County - $57,370 per year
  2. Clark County - $51,470 per year
  3. Carson City County - $46,850 per year

The following counties in Nevada have the lowest average salaries for paralegals:

  1. Carson City County - $46,850 per year
  2. Clark County - $51,470 per year
  3. Pinal County - $57,370 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in paralegal studies in Nevada and to compare salaries with various related fields such as homeland security or paralegal, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Paralegal Studies in Nevada
  • Certificate in Paralegal Studies in Nevada

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,614 miles from location ITT Technical Institute North Las Vegas NV n/a n/a n/a
7,617 miles from location College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas NV 8.76905 n/a 42,108
7,783 miles from location Truckee Meadows Community College Reno NV 11.7657 n/a 12,942
7,792 miles from location Western Nevada College Carson City NV 8.29894 n/a 5,229
7,610 miles from location Everest College-Henderson Henderson NV 17.1015 66% 946
7,782 miles from location Career College of Northern Nevada Sparks NV 29.3303 100% 536
 

Curious what studying Paralegal gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Nevada

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Legal Secretaries + 2,320 $46,130 -9.0%
2
Paralegals and Legal Assistants + 1,390 $51,580 33.7%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are paralegal related jobs in Nevada