How Much Can I expect to Earn as a Paralegal?

I currently attend Montclair State University in NJ. I am a Political Science Major with a Paralegal Studies Minor (awards paralegal certificate upon graduation ABA approved). How much can I expect to earn starting out as an entry level paralegal? Also I want to be a paralegal in real estate or litigation and want to work in NJ or NY. PS: Is a BS in Political Science a good major to become a paralegal along with a Paralegal Studies Minor. Please only answers from people knowledgeable in the legal field

Asked By: dahazy2k - 3/4/2009
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I graduated from MSU in 2002 as an English major with a paralegal studies minor (ABA-approved paralegal cert.). From my personal experience, MSU and FDU are recognized as the best schools for paralegal studies in the NJ area. I do not think any of my employers have ever cared what my major was so I would say if you... More
Answered By: Michelle W - 3/5/2009
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There is a great need for paralegals especially in the field of intellectual property and immigration law; not in litigation, real estate, business/corporate, family or probate law... More
Answered By: vicseo - 3/4/2009
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