Law Schools
In Benton Harbor, Michigan

In Benton Harbor, there is only one law school where law faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the city of Benton Harbor, which encompasses law training at the following levels:

  • Law Certificate
  • Associates degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Benton Harbor Vs. Michigan Law Employment

Benton Harbor 500
Michigan 50,800

Of the 50,800 law professionals employed in Michigan, 500 work in Benton Harbor. Between 2006 and 2010, in Benton Harbor, there has been a 25% decline in the number of law professionals. As the employment for law professionals in Benton Harbor has decreased, overall employment in Benton Harbor has increased.

Benton Harbor Vs. Michigan Law employment growth

53,250 52,740 53,710 50,840 50,800
670 440 900 430 500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Benton Harbor

Law VS. All professions salaries in Benton Harbor

$48,298 $53,130 $48,913 $55,317 $48,793
$36,380 $38,310 $39,790 $38,810 $39,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Benton Harbor
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Benton Harbor

In Benton Harbor, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 law professionals in Benton Harbor reportedly earned an average salary of $48,793 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Benton Harbor was $48,298 per year. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Benton Harbor is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Benton Harbor

10th percentile
$32,298
25th percentile
$37,762
50th percentile
$46,292
75th percentile
$58,000
90th percentile
$71,048

Law professionals in Benton Harbor earn a median salary of $46,292 per year. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 120%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,298 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $71,048 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Benton Harbor

Homeland Security
$25,040
Criminal Justice
$34,540
Paralegal
$39,610
Law
$48,793
Forensic Accounting
$54,580
Public Administration
$93,893

Law professional salaries in Benton Harbor are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Benton Harbor

1

There is only one accredited law school in the city. Many of Benton Harbor's law professionals are graduates of this school.

Law Programs Offered In Benton Harbor

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

Benton Harbor's law schools offer 2 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Benton Harbor

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

In 2010 approximately 3 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Benton Harbor, Michigan

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