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According the Bureau of Labor Statistics, "employment of paralegals and legal assistants is projected to grow 17 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. This occupation attracts many applicants, and competition for jobs will be strong. Experienced, formally trained paralegals with strong computer and database management skills should have the best job prospects."

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Paralegal

Paralegal

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Avg Wage
$39k
Growth
+14.6%
Satisfaction
2.7 / 5

A paralegal is someone who performs delegated legal work for which a lawyer is ultimately responsible.