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Paralegal in Arizona

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Schools Offering Paralegal Studies Programs in Arizona

Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Arizona receive paralegal studies degrees every year. That means an estimated 354 paralegals graduate from Arizona's 16 paralegal schools each year.

Top Schools

Anthem College-Phoenix, which is located in Phoenix, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a paralegal program. It received a ranking of 73rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Anthem College-Phoenix graduated no students from its paralegal program.

Everest College-Phoenix, which was ranked 74th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Arizona that has a paralegal program. It is located in Phoenix. In 2010, 22 students graduated from Everest College-Phoenix paralegal program. Everest College-Phoenix charged in-state students $15,024 in tuition fees per year.

Brookline College, which is located in Tempe, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a paralegal program. It received a ranking of 77th in the country in 2010. 2 students graduated with degree in paralegal from Brookline College in 2010. The tuition rate at Brookline College was $0 per year.


Paralegal schools in Arizona, charge students an average tuition of $4,419 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $18,048 per year, or as little as $1,412 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Arizona paralegal schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. ITT Technical Institute - located in Phoenix, students are charged $18,048 per year
  2. Everest College-Mesa - located in Mesa, students are charged $15,024 per year
  3. Everest College-Phoenix - located in Phoenix, students are charged $15,024 per year

The following Arizona paralegal schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Pima Community College - located in Tucson, students are charged $1,412 per year
  2. Yavapai College - located in Prescott, students are charged $1,488 per year
  3. Phoenix College - located in Phoenix, students are charged $1,734 per year

A paralegal degree from an Arizona school... what next?

Most people who graduate from paralegal school in Arizona go on to work as a paralegal. Arizona had 4,940 paralegals in 2010. The largest populations of Arizona paralegals are working in the following counties:

  1. Maricopa County - 4,020 paralegals
  2. Pima County - 580 paralegals
  3. Coconino County - 80 paralegals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 6,220 paralegals will be working in Arizona state. This would require the number of paralegals to grow by 16%.


On average, paralegals earn $47,780 per year. However, Arizona paralegals earned anywhere in the range from as less than $29,240 per year to more than $71,210 per year in 2010. The following counties in Arizona have the highest average salaries for paralegals:

  1. Maricopa County - $48,950 per year
  2. Yuma County - $44,480 per year
  3. Pima County - $44,320 per year

The Arizona counties with the lowest average salary for paralegals are:

  1. Yavapai County - $37,020 per year
  2. Coconino County - $39,660 per year
  3. Cochise County - $42,930 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in paralegal studies in Arizona 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 Arizona
  • Certificate in Paralegal Studies in Arizona

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 4,940 $47,780 56.8%
Legal Secretaries 4,320 $40,890 4.3%

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