Catalog 2021-2022

Paralegal Studies


Paralegals and legal assistants held about 37,800 jobs in 2019. Legal services and private law firms employed about 73 percent; most of the remainder worked for corporate legal departments and various levels of government. Employment of paralegals and legal assistants is projected to grow 10 percent between 2019 and 2029.




Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2020-2021 edition, Paralegals and Legal Assistants.