Career Outlook for Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Also known as:
Assistant Paralegal, Legal Aide, Legal Assistant, Paralegal, Summer Associate, Summer Law Clerk

The overall job outlook for Paralegal or Legal Assistant careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 58.43 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 3.65 percent per year. Demand for Paralegals and Legal Assistants is expected to go up, with an expected 40,370 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 1.35 percent over the next few years. Join our talent pool and get scouted today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Paralegals and Legal Assistants in the following states

Florida 33,760
California 33,490
Texas 27,630
New York 27,540
Illinois 13,320
Pennsylvania 11,870
Georgia 11,810
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Guam
70
South Dakota
450
Wyoming
500
North Dakota
500
Vermont
630
Puerto Rico
630
Alaska
730