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Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Job description

Assist lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent. Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action. Excludes "Legal Secretaries" (43-6012).

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Entry level hourly / annual

$15.23

$31,680

Typical hourly / annual

$22.36

$46,510

Experienced hourly / annual

$30.04

$62,480

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Statewide Openings
Idaho graphic Annual Openings 71
Total Employed 1,170

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Entry-Level Education
Idaho graphic Associate degree

Certificates & degrees in Idaho for Paralegals and Legal Assistants 2017-2018

The data shown below displays information about how many individuals earned different degrees from each of Idaho’s eight public institutions.

Table Key

Certificate 1 = Cert1

Certificate 2 = Cert2

Associate = Assc

Bachelor's = Bach

Master's = Master

Doctorate or professional = PhD

Title Cert1 Cert2 Assc Bach Master PhD
Legal Assistant/Paralegal   - 3 26 5 - -
Total (34) - 3 26 5 - -
Associate degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master's degree

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Page sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics; Idaho Department of Labor; O*Net; Career Information System; America's Job Link Alliance; and Educational Analytics System of Idaho the State Longitudinal Data System

Eligible Training Provider data for Paralegals and Legal Assistants 2017-2018

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