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Legal Support Services Schools in Illinois

In 2018-2019, 432 students earned their Legal Support degrees in IL.

In terms of popularity, Legal Support Services is the 93rd most popular major in the state out of a total 309 majors commonly available.

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 193
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 94
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 77
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 77
Bachelor’s Degree 68

Gender Distribution

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

Legal Support Services Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Black or African American: 11.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.4%
  • White: 63.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.2%
  • Other Races: 5.6%
Legal Support Services Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

In this state, there are 24,000 people employed in jobs related to a legal support degree, compared to 596,640 nationwide.

Legal Support Services Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

A typical salary for a legal support grad in the state is $57,180, compared to a typical salary of $54,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 30 colleges in Illinois that offer legal support degrees. Learn about the most popular 12 below:

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
17,159 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $42,700 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. 51% of the teachers are full time.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,477 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 36%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 54% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

#3

College of DuPage

Glen Ellyn
36 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,903 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. A typical student attending COD will pay a net price of $6,569. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,500 a year.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,508 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, SWIC grads earn an average salary of $22,000. Of all the students who attend this school, 63% get financial aid.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,743 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,928. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 24%.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
472 Total Students
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
11,695 Total Students

83% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,762 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,800 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 29 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $3,177.

#9

MacCormac College

Chicago
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
276 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,000 after earning their degree at this institution. This private institution charges an average net price of $14,970. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,413 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $24,400 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,404.

#10

Illinois Central College

East Peoria
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,749 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 34% are considered full time. In their early career, ICC grads earn an average salary of $24,700.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
20,878 Total Students

86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 77%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,600 a year.

Some of the careers legal support majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 16% $54,600
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 3% $45,040
Court Reporters 2% $63,500
Legal Support Workers 1% $54,980
Legal Secretaries -19% $48,380

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Law 1,629
Legal Research 819
Other Legal Professions 148
Non-Professional Legal Studies 66

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