Law Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

Law faculty can choose to work at one of 16 law schools in Atlanta. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the city of Atlanta, which encompasses 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

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Law Employment

Atlanta 38,680
Georgia 62,690

Of the 62,690 law professionals employed in Georgia, 38,680 work in Atlanta. The number of law professionals in Atlanta has grown by 4% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Law employment growth

60,360 62,700 64,750 62,340 62,690
37,050 38,720 40,780 38,100 38,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Law VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$56,037 $57,390 $58,842 $63,616 $60,005
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

Salaries for law professionals in Atlanta have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $60,005 per year was earned by law professionals in Atlanta. The average salary for law professionals in Atlanta was $56,037 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Atlanta.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
$32,152
25th percentile
$40,321
50th percentile
$56,418
75th percentile
$63,453
90th percentile
$82,915

Law professionals make a median salary of $56,418 per year in Atlanta. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,152 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $82,915 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Homeland Security
$36,143
Criminal Justice
$37,369
Court Reporter
$40,770
Criminology
$46,815
Paralegal
$48,710
Forensic Science
$50,610
Law
$60,005
Forensic Accounting
$63,100
Public Administration
$89,830

On average law professional salaries in Atlanta are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Atlanta

16

There are 16 accredited law schools in the city. Many of Atlanta's law professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Law Programs Offered In Atlanta

associate
7
bachelor
8
master
2
doctor
2
Certificate
4
Total23

Atlanta's law schools offer 23 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Atlanta

associate
96
bachelor
245
master
18
doctor
454
Certificate
20
Total833

In 2010 approximately 833 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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