Career Opportunities

Paralegal

 

Career opportunities for students with paralegal education and training from Allan Hancock College include:

  • Paralegal
  • Senior Paralegal
  • Supervising Paralegal
  • Case Manager
  • Paralegal Manager

Paralegal employment is one of the fastest growing occupations in the nation. The California Employment Development Department (edd.ca.gov) projects a 19.4% increase in employment in the paralegal occupation, with an average annual wage of nearly $60,000 according to the 2010 occupational survey.

Median wages for a paralegal in Santa Barbara County is $41,512 annually or $19.96 hourly.

In Santa Barbara County, the Employment Development Department projects a 12.5% increase in paralegal employment.

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Yazmin Perez

Yazmin Perez
Administration of Justice Student

"I came to Allan Hancock College with no plan or goal. The friendly staff here helped me see all the opportunities that are available and helped me shape my goals. The administration of justice program inspired me to look at jobs I never thought I would find. My goal now is to transfer to a four-year university."
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Kim talks about her interest in criminal law and her experience at Allan Hancock College.

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Last Modified Jan 21, 2014