Law Schools
In Baltimore, Maryland

The city of Baltimore has 6 schools where law faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Baltimore, and the future trends. Academia in law 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


Professional Trends

Baltimore Vs. Maryland Law Employment

Baltimore 26,860
Maryland 43,630

Exactly 26,860 of the 43,630 law professionals employed in Maryland, work in Baltimore. There has been a 78% growth in the number of law professionals in Baltimore between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for law professionals in Baltimore has increased, overall employment in Baltimore has also increased.

Baltimore Vs. Maryland Law employment growth

24,350 40,810 40,430 39,660 43,630
15,090 14,440 25,720 22,920 26,860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maryland
  • Dark Yellow: Baltimore

Law VS. All professions salaries in Baltimore

$63,011 $65,167 $62,886 $67,591 $64,678
$43,230 $45,220 $47,030 $48,670 $49,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Baltimore
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Baltimore

As the number of law professionals in Baltimore has grown, salaries for law professionals have also increased. In 2010 law professionals in Baltimore reportedly earned an average salary of $64,678 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in Baltimore made an average salary of $63,011 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Baltimore.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Baltimore

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25th percentile
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Law professionals in Baltimore earn a median salary of $62,698 per year. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 102%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $39,353 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $79,577 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Baltimore

Court Reporter
Criminal Justice
Homeland Security
Forensic Science
Forensic Accounting
Public Administration

Baltimore law professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Baltimore


Many of Baltimore's law professionals are graduates of one of the 6 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Baltimore


There are a total of 20 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Baltimore's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Baltimore


Approximately 1,025 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Baltimore, Maryland

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