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Best states for a Paralegal

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Do you want to become a Paralegal at US Army, and you wonder what that means or entails?

We have the full list of best states for Paralegals that you can check out, before you begin your journey.

Turns out, the median salary for the highest 10% of Paralegals in America is $60,000.

60% of people in the field are White, while 16% are Hispanic or Latino.

We found that Connecticut is the best state for Paralegal jobs, whereas North Dakota is the worst.

The 10 Best States in America For Paralegals in 2019

  1. Connecticut
  2. District of Columbia
  3. Georgia
  4. Illinois
  5. Texas
  6. Colorado
  7. Nevada
  8. Florida
  9. Washington
  10. Maryland
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  • (150 jobs)
  • (118 jobs)
  • (192 jobs)
  • (287 jobs)
  • (89 jobs)
  • (19 jobs)
  • (284 jobs)
  • (77 jobs)
  • (53 jobs)

To determine the best states for Paralegals, we looked at the our most recent data, and then we ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst.

Finally, here is the list of all states from best to worst for Paralegal jobs.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Paralegals in 2019

1. Connecticut

Total Paralegal Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
74 $49,304 $36,000 $67,000 1.72
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Paralegal Jobs in Connecticut

2. District of Columbia

Total Paralegal Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
150 $53,992 $41,000 $71,000 5.65
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Paralegal Jobs in District of Columbia

3. Georgia

Total Paralegal Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
118 $49,112 $35,000 $68,000 1.09
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Paralegal Jobs in Georgia

4. Illinois

Total Paralegal Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
192 $45,776 $32,000 $65,000 1.18
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Paralegal Jobs in Illinois

5. Texas

Total Paralegal Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
287 $45,797 $33,000 $62,000 1.07
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Paralegal Jobs in Texas

6. Colorado

Total Paralegal Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
89 $46,541 $34,000 $63,000 1.13
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Paralegal Jobs in Colorado

7. Nevada

Total Paralegal Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
19 $46,814 $34,000 $63,000 0.79
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Paralegal Jobs in Nevada

8. Florida

Total Paralegal Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
284 $43,114 $32,000 $57,000 1.67
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Paralegal Jobs in Florida

9. Washington

Total Paralegal Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
77 $47,245 $34,000 $64,000 0.78
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Paralegal Jobs in Washington

10. Maryland

Total Paralegal Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
53 $51,921 $38,000 $69,000 0.67
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Paralegal Jobs in Maryland

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Paralegal

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Paralegal

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