Paralegal in Wyoming

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Schools Offering Paralegal Studies Programs in Wyoming


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Wyoming students graduate with degrees in paralegal studies. In other words, every year an estimated 19 paralegals graduate from Wyoming's 2 paralegal schools.

Top Schools

Casper College, which is located in Casper, is the top-ranked school in Wyoming that has a paralegal program. It received a ranking of 80th in the country in 2010. 9 students graduated with a degree in paralegal from Casper College in 2010. Casper College charged in-state students $1,848 in tuition fees per year.

Laramie County Community College, which is located in Cheyenne, is the second-ranked school in Wyoming that has a paralegal program. It received a ranking of 85th in the country in 2010. 9 students graduated with degree in paralegal from Laramie County Community College in 2010. Students at Laramie County Community College paid $2,472 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Wyoming's paralegal schools ranges from $2,472 per year to $1,848 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,160 per year. The Wyoming paralegal schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Laramie County Community College - located in Cheyenne, students are charged $2,472 per year
  2. Casper College - located in Casper, students are charged $1,848 per year

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

  1. Casper College - located in Casper, students are charged $1,848 per year
  2. Laramie County Community College - located in Cheyenne, students are charged $2,472 per year

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

The highest percentage of paralegal graduates in Wyoming pursue careers as a paralegal. Wyoming had 490 paralegals in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Wyoming paralegals:

  1. Laramie County - 180 paralegals
  2. Natrona County - 90 paralegals
  3. Big Horn County - 80 paralegals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of paralegals is expected to grow by 19% by 2018. There are projected to be 570 paralegals working in the Wyoming then.

Salary

On average, paralegals earn $36,220 per year. However, Wyoming paralegals earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,950 per year to more than $52,190 per year in 2010. On average a paralegal earns the most in the following Wyoming counties:

  1. Laramie County - $39,970 per year
  2. Natrona County - $36,840 per year
  3. Albany County - $35,050 per year

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

  1. Big Horn County - $31,880 per year
  2. Campbell County - $32,140 per year
  3. Lincoln County - $33,230 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Wyoming statistics regarding a career in paralegal studies and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as homeland security or paralegal.

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

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

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
6,992 miles from location Laramie County Community College Cheyenne WY 15.0278 n/a 4,905
7,048 miles from location Casper College Casper WY 19.9409 n/a 4,478
 

Curious what studying Paralegal gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Paralegals and Legal Assistants + 490 $36,220 36.1%
2
Legal Secretaries + 410 $36,650
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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