Law Schools
In Bessemer, Alabama

There is only one law school in Bessemer for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Bessemer, and the future trends. Academia in law includes law training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Bessemer Vs. Alabama Law Employment

Bessemer 1,600
Alabama 27,490

Of the 27,490 law professionals employed in Alabama, 1,600 work in Bessemer. There has been a 70% growth in the number of law professionals in Bessemer between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for law professionals in Bessemer has increased, overall employment in Bessemer has decreased.

Bessemer Vs. Alabama Law employment growth

26,080 26,750 26,700 26,940 27,490
940 560 610 No data 1,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Bessemer

Law VS. All professions salaries in Bessemer

$39,585 $40,813 $45,295 No data $50,915
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Bessemer
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bessemer

Salaries for law professionals in Bessemer have increased. In 2010 law professionals in Bessemer reportedly earned an average salary of $50,915 per year. Law professionals in Bessemer made a yearly average salary of $39,585, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Bessemer is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Bessemer

10th percentile
$29,702
25th percentile
$35,273
50th percentile
$45,147
75th percentile
$64,457
90th percentile
$56,130

Bessemer law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $45,147. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 89%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,702 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $56,130 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Bessemer

Paralegal
$28,250
Homeland Security
$30,700
Criminal Justice
$31,947
Criminology
$39,700
Law
$50,915
Forensic Accounting
$53,410
Public Administration
$86,305

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Bessemer

1

Many of Bessemer's law professionals are graduates of the only accredited law school in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Bessemer

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Bessemer's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Bessemer

associate
27
bachelor
9
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total36

Approximately 36 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Bessemer, Alabama

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