Law Schools
In Bellingham, Washington

Law faculty can choose to work at one of 2 law schools in Bellingham. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of law and law education in Bellingham, which includes law training at the following levels:

  • Law Certificate
  • Associates degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Bellingham Vs. Washington Law Employment

Bellingham 830
Washington 40,610

Exactly 830 of Washington State's 40,610 law professionals work in Bellingham. There has been a 27% decline in the number of law professionals in Bellingham between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Bellingham has also decreased.

Bellingham Vs. Washington Law employment growth

33,310 42,950 38,850 39,120 40,610
1,140 1,070 1,130 940 830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Bellingham

Law VS. All professions salaries in Bellingham

$50,423 $52,935 $49,818 $51,496 $52,018
$36,260 $37,990 $39,340 $39,870 $41,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Bellingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bellingham

In Bellingham, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 law professionals in Bellingham reportedly earned an average salary of $52,018 per year. The average salary for law professionals in Bellingham was $50,423 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Bellingham is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Bellingham

10th percentile
$37,182
25th percentile
$43,258
50th percentile
$49,948
75th percentile
$61,064
90th percentile
$70,792

Bellingham law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $49,948. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,182 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $70,792 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Bellingham

Criminal Justice
$32,655
Homeland Security
$32,685
Paralegal
$40,295
Law
$52,018
Forensic Accounting
$53,210
Public Administration
$164,640

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Bellingham

2

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

Law Programs Offered In Bellingham

associate
3
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total5

Bellingham's law schools offer 5 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Bellingham

associate
17
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total21

In 2010 approximately 21 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Bellingham, Washington

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