ContentsOccupational Report for Paralegals and Legal Assistants (23-2011) , Oregon Statewide
Assist lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent. Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action. Excludes "Legal Secretaries" (43-6012).The following related career videos are available from America's Career InfoNet:
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
Employment Outlook for Paralegals and Legal Assistants
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Paralegals and Legal Assistants There are 8 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 8 are listed below.
Job Openings from the Web for Paralegals and Legal Assistants The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites. There are 27 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.
State of Oregon License Information for Paralegals and Legal Assistants No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Wages for Paralegals and Legal Assistants
Regional Employment Projections for Paralegals and Legal Assistants
These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for Paralegals and Legal Assistants
Educational Requirements for Paralegals and Legal Assistants The typical entry level education for this occupation is an Associate's degree. Those with a Bachelor's degree have a competitive advantage in the labor market.
Skills for Paralegals and Legal Assistants
Schools and Training Providers for Paralegals and Legal Assistants The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Paralegals and Legal Assistants These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Paralegals and Legal Assistants matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.