Law Schools
In Bridgeport, Connecticut

Law faculty can choose to work at one of 2 law schools in Bridgeport. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the city of Bridgeport, which encompasses law training at the following levels:

  • Law Certificate
  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Bridgeport Vs. Connecticut Law Employment

Bridgeport 6,320
Connecticut 25,670

Exactly 6,320 of the 25,670 law professionals employed in Connecticut, work in Bridgeport. The number of law professionals in Bridgeport has grown by 4% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for law professionals in Bridgeport has increased, overall employment in Bridgeport has decreased.

Bridgeport Vs. Connecticut Law employment growth

23,970 26,430 27,310 24,910 25,670
6,100 6,560 7,000 6,680 6,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Connecticut
  • Dark Yellow: Bridgeport

Law VS. All professions salaries in Bridgeport

$61,670 $63,842 $65,883 $68,625 $79,099
$50,920 $53,050 $55,160 $57,340 $58,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Bridgeport
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bridgeport

As the number of law professionals in Bridgeport has grown, salaries for law professionals have also increased. Bridgeport law professionals made $79,099 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Bridgeport was $61,670 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Bridgeport.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Bridgeport

10th percentile
$51,952
25th percentile
$62,620
50th percentile
$76,604
75th percentile
$81,979
90th percentile
$96,444

Law professionals in Bridgeport earn a median salary of $76,604 per year. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $51,952 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $96,444 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Bridgeport

Paralegal
$49,690
Criminal Justice
$50,620
Homeland Security
$50,713
Criminology
$73,540
Law
$79,099
Forensic Accounting
$91,890
Public Administration
$134,770

Law professional salaries in Bridgeport are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Bridgeport

2

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

Law Programs Offered In Bridgeport

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

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

Student Completed Law Degrees In Bridgeport

associate
37
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total40

Approximately 40 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Bridgeport, Connecticut

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