Paralegal in Sylva

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Southwestern Community College

447 College Dr, Sylva, North Carolina 28779
(828) 339-4000

1 miles from location
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
Town: Fringe 2-year, Public 65 61
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
2,698 $17,733 $13,482 14%

Degrees Offered

Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
1 miles from location Southwestern Community College Sylva NC 8.88496 n/a 2,698

There is only one accredited paralegal school in the city of Sylva, Southwestern Community College. In 2010, 3 students graduated from paralegal degree programs at Southwestern Community College. Southwestern Community College was ranked 91st nationwide in 2010.


The tuition rate for paralegal courses at Southwestern Community College was $1,873 per year.

You've earned a paralegal what?

The highest percentage of paralegal program graduates in Sylva pursue careers as paralegals. 340 paralegals were working in Sylva and surrounding areas in 2010. That means 4 out of every 100 paralegals in North Carolina work in the Sylva area.

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of paralegals is expected to grow by 27% by 2018. There are projected to be 11,420 paralegals working in North Carolina then. This growth projected for paralegals in North Carolina is faster than the growth projected for paralegals nationwide.


A paralegal in Sylva earns $33,270 per year on average. However, Sylva paralegals earned anywhere in the range from less than $24,620 per year to more than $44,830 per year in 2010.

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Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Sylva statistics regarding a paralegal career after graduating from a paralegal training program at the paralegal certificate, paralegal associate's degree, paralegal bachelor's degree, paralegal master's degree, or paralegal doctoral degree levels, and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as homeland security or paralegal.


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Paralegal in Sylva, NC

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Legal Secretaries + n/a $26,790
Paralegals and Legal Assistants + 340 $33,270

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