Prescott, AZ (population: 44,035) has one legal assistant school within its city limits. Yavapai College has a total student population of 8,276. It is the 4843rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 71st highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University).
Legal Assistant students from Prescott schools who go on to become legal assistants, paralegals, legal analysts, legal clerks, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 246,810 people working as paralegals and legal assistants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,080. Also, Administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers make on average $87,620 per year and there are about 13,140 of them employed in the US today.
Prescott lies in Yavapai county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Prescott area has 57,510 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $36,340 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Yavapai College ends up costing a student $4,664/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Prescott|
|Prescott Valley||AZ||41,046||1||8.12951||6||7.7 miles|