Legal training in Nebraska can provide essential career preparation for fields such as paralegal training, criminal justice, legal assisting, and more. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports nationwide growth of 17 percent from 2012 to 2022 for paralegals and legal assistants in Nebraska. Competition for these careers will continue to increase, and the BLS suggests that formally trained legal workers might have the best opportunities.
Nebraska Paralegal Careers
Entry-level paralegals in Omaha, Nebraska earned a mean annual salary of $43,810 in 2014, according to the BLS. Graduates with career training in the legal industry may find the best career prospects in Nebraska's larger cities, including Omaha and Lincoln. No legal training program can guarantee a position, but in this competitive field, any educational advantage can be significant. Find more information from any of the schools below.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, Nebraska, Occupational and Employment Wage Estimates, May 2014, http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_ne.htm