Camden, NJ (population: 79,551) has fifty-seven paralegal studies schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Montclair State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a paralegal studies program, has a total student population of 18,171. It is the 247th highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of New Jersey (#1 is Rutgers University-New Brunswick). To learn more about paralegal studies programs in Camden, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of paralegal studies professors at Montclair State University such as Clarence Abramson, Alex Casale, Eric Cooper, Maurice Crescenzi, Mike Deblis, and Paula Eisen.
Paralegal Studies students from Camden schools who go on to become paralegals, paralegalss, paralegal professionals, paralegal specialists, 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, Legal support workers make on average $58,630 per year and there are about 39,590 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Camden Metropolitan area alone, there are 90 employed legal support workers earning an average salary of $58,980. Paralegals and legal assistants in this area earn $53,390/yr and there are 960 employed.
Camden lies in Camden county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the Camden Metropolitan area has 510,990 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $22.09/hr average worker wage, and a $45,950 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.887 out of every 1000 jobs in Camden are held by paralegals and legal assistants, and 0.182/1000 are held by legal support workers.
Of the 57 paralegal studies schools with a 100-mile radius of Camden, only 18 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Keystone Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($43,665/yr) for paralegal studies students, with Camden County College as the lowest, reported at only $3,258/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Camden|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||6.5 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||11.6 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||14.1 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||15.8 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||20.7 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||30.9 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||35.9 miles|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||39.4 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||43.4 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||44.4 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||49.8 miles|
|Toms River||NJ||131,619||3||29.102||89||49.9 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||50.1 miles|
|West Atlantic City||NJ||-||1||28.4243||9||51.0 miles|