Pasadena, TX (population: 148,101) has one paralegal school within its city limits. San Jacinto Community College has a total student population of 27,011. It is the 5186th highest ranked school in the USA and the 291st highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Paralegal students from Pasadena schools who go on to become paralegals, paralegalss, paralegal professionals, real estate paralegals, 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 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area alone, there are 340 employed legal support workers earning an average salary of $58,380. Paralegals and legal assistants in this area earn $49,060/yr and there are 5,560 employed.
Pasadena lies in Harris county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area has 2,563,840 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $21.58/hr average worker wage, and a $44,880 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.169 out of every 1000 jobs in Pasadena are held by paralegals and legal assistants, and 0.134/1000 are held by legal support workers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, San Jacinto Community College ends up costing a student $5,871/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pasadena|
|South Houston||TX||-||1||23.7623||5||5.1 miles|
|League City||TX||78,312||0||-||0||12.0 miles|
|Texas City||TX||44,907||1||8.31197||63||20.7 miles|
|Missouri City||TX||77,622||0||-||0||24.3 miles|
|The Woodlands||TX||101,065||1||14.626||77||40.1 miles|
|Prairie View||TX||-||1||50.8259||82||58.5 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||95.1 miles|