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Legal Support Services Schools in Florida

In 2018-2019, 821 students earned their Legal Support degrees in FL.

As a degree choice, Legal Support Services is the 78th most popular major in the state.

Legal Support majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 530
Bachelor’s Degree 156
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 75
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 59
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 59
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1
Post-Master’s Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

In Florida, a legal support major is more popular with women than with men.

Legal Support Services Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of legal support majors in Florida is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Black or African American: 17.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 25.3%
  • White: 47.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.6%
  • Other Races: 7.3%
Legal Support Services Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

47,580 people in the state and 596,640 in the nation are employed in jobs related to legal support.

Legal Support Services Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

In this state, legal support grads earn an average of $50,120. Nationwide, they make an average of $54,500.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 46 colleges in Florida that offer legal support degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

82 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,977 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $13,745. It takes the average student 4.70 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $35,200 after graduation.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
19,567 Total Students

88% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 68% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.07 years to complete their degree at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale.

#3

St Petersburg College

Clearwater
59 Degrees in Major Awarded
28,853 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,000 after graduation. 24% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1.

#4

Broward College

Fort Lauderdale
53 Degrees in Major Awarded
38,976 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 74% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 26%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,700 a year.

#5

Valencia College

Orlando
49 Degrees in Major Awarded
47,940 Total Students

31% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $5,585. The student loan default rate of 6.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
51,679 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,700 a year. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending MDC will pay a net price of $6,327.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
31,289 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,100 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending Palm Beach State College will pay a net price of $2,954. 31% of the teachers are full time.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
9% Graduation Rate
8,808 Total Students

90% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 7.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,500 a year.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
12,557 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The 6.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,125.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
22,404 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,645. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 32% are considered full time.

Some of the careers legal support majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 21% $47,550
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 8% $46,460
Legal Support Workers 5% $53,440
Court Reporters 2% $35,620
Legal Secretaries -16% $43,160

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to legal support.

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Law 2,068
Legal Research 433
Non-Professional Legal Studies 390
Other Legal Professions 58

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