No licensing exams are required of paralegals in the state of Arizona at this time.
There is very good job availability both locally and across the United States; and the number of job openings is predicted to grow.
Paralegals can achieve career advancement after their AAS degree by continuing their education at a four-year school.
Students can follow a prescribed sequence of courses and finish within these times, or they may take the courses as best fits their schedule, which will require more time.
Income ranges vary a great deal, with the typical starting salary in Mohave County likely to fall between $25,000 and $32,000 a year. In urban areas, experienced paralegals often earn $45,000 to $50,000. Salary is definitely commensurate with experience, and good paralegals are highly valued by most attorneys.
Paralegals usually enjoy pleasant working conditions in a law firm, corporate office, court, professional office or other environment. Most paralegals work a 40-hour week.
Paralegals can pursue a number of careers. Here are just a few: Title Examiner, Trust Officer, Contract Clerk, Court Employee, Government Employee, Legal Investigator or Law Firm Administrator.