Law Schools
In Athens, Georgia

There are 2 law schools in Athens for faculty to choose from. The trends in Athens' law academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes law training at the following levels:

  • Law Certificate
  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law
  • Masters degree in Law
  • PhD degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Athens Vs. Georgia Law Employment

Athens 730
Georgia 62,690

Exactly 730 of Georgia's 62,690 law professionals work in Athens. There has been a 16% decline in the number of law professionals in Athens between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for law professionals in Athens has decreased, overall employment in Athens has increased.

Athens Vs. Georgia Law employment growth

60,360 62,700 64,750 62,340 62,690
870 880 840 770 730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Athens

Law VS. All professions salaries in Athens

$42,362 $42,650 $43,374 $38,512 $53,648
$34,260 $35,170 $37,200 $38,110 $39,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Athens
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Athens

As the number of law professionals in Athens has shrunk, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 law professionals in Athens reportedly earned an average salary of $53,648 per year. The average salary for law professionals in Athens was $42,362 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Athens.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Athens

10th percentile
$31,455
25th percentile
$37,080
50th percentile
$42,628
75th percentile
$43,462
90th percentile
$54,740

Law professionals in Athens make a median yearly salary of $42,628. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 74%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $31,455 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $54,740 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Athens

Criminal Justice
$37,005
Paralegal
$38,175
Homeland Security
$39,715
Criminology
$49,800
Law
$53,648
Forensic Accounting
$58,330
Public Administration
$83,930

Law professional salaries in Athens are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Athens

2

Many of Athens' law professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Athens

associate
2
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total6

Athens' law schools offer 6 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Athens

associate
26
bachelor
53
master
23
doctor
223
Certificate
22
Total347

In 2010 approximately 347 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Athens, Georgia

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