Law Schools
In Bluefield, West Virginia

Law faculty can choose to work at only one law school in Bluefield. The trends in Bluefield's law academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes law training at the law bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Bluefield Vs. West Virginia Law Employment

Bluefield 1,470
West Virginia 11,030

Of the 11,030 law professionals employed in West Virginia, 1,470 work in Bluefield. There has been a 16% decline in the number of law professionals in Bluefield between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Bluefield has increased.

Bluefield Vs. West Virginia Law employment growth

10,820 10,560 10,740 10,570 11,030
1,750 1,410 1,670 No data 1,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Bluefield

Law VS. All professions salaries in Bluefield

$37,743 $38,848 $41,672 No data $36,013
$29,770 $30,540 $31,560 No data $33,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Bluefield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bluefield

As the number of law professionals in Bluefield has shrunk, salaries for law professionals have also decreased. Bluefield law professionals made $36,013 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Bluefield was $37,743 per year. The decline in the salary of law professionals in Bluefield is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Bluefield

10th percentile
$25,076
25th percentile
$28,894
50th percentile
$34,127
75th percentile
$41,007
90th percentile
$47,957

Bluefield law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $34,127. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 91%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,076 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $47,957 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Bluefield

Paralegal
$27,785
Criminal Justice
$30,250
Homeland Security
$31,400
Criminology
$34,850
Law
$36,013
Public Administration
$59,805
Forensic Accounting
$66,115

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Bluefield

1

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

Law Programs Offered In Bluefield

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Bluefield's law school offers one law degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Bluefield

associate
0
bachelor
13
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total13

In 2010 approximately 13 students completed law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Bluefield, West Virginia

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