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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Keely Moriarty

Keely Moriarty
Fire Academy Student

"The academy has shown me a lot more than I even suspected. It's showed me the physical demands that you need to reach and the instructors push you over the limits just so that when go to do the real thing you can achieve that. You'll push yourself and eventually reach the limits that you thought you were never capable of. You get really hands-on with all your crew and working with each of the instructors. The most valuable thing that I've learned in the academy is learning to work to your own level of excellence. Being at the college has been a great experience."
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Last Modified Jul 2, 2015