Paralegal Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 285,600 Paralegals in the United States. The Paralegal job market is expected to grow by 14.6% between 2016 and 2026.

Paralegal Employability Rating

B- Sokanu rates Paralegals with a B- employability rating, meaning this career should provide good employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 48,500 Paralegals. That number is based on 41,800 additional Paralegals, and the retirement of 6,700 existing Paralegals.

Supply of Paralegals

The Paralegal industry is not particularly concentrated in any state.

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