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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Carl Sainz
Administration of Justice Student

"I am getting the jump-start I need in order to better my life and achieve my goal in becoming a police officer. The criminal justice classes Allan Hancock College offers piqued my interest in the field. I plan on graduating with an associate degree and transferring 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 Jul 2, 2015