Career opportunities for students with paralegal education and training from Allan
Hancock College include:
- 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
In Santa Barbara County, the Employment Development Department projects a 12.5% increase
in paralegal employment.
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Video: Kim talks about her interest in criminal law and her experience at Allan Hancock College.