Law Schools
In Charleston, West Virginia

The city of Charleston has only one school where law faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of law and law education in Charleston, which includes law training at the following levels:

  • Law Certificate
  • Associates degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Charleston Vs. West Virginia Law Employment

Charleston 3,470
West Virginia 11,030

Exactly 3,470 of West Virginia's 11,030 law professionals work in Charleston. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Charleston has grown by 12%. As the number of law professionals in Charleston has increased, overall employment in Charleston has also increased.

Charleston Vs. West Virginia Law employment growth

10,820 10,560 10,740 10,570 11,030
3,100 3,080 3,120 3,340 3,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Charleston

Law VS. All professions salaries in Charleston

$45,627 $42,926 $48,317 $53,578 $57,157
$33,550 $34,890 $36,120 $37,240 $37,950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Charleston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Charleston

In Charleston, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $57,157 per year was earned by law professionals in Charleston. Law professionals in Charleston made a yearly average salary of $45,627, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Charleston.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Charleston

10th percentile
$33,387
25th percentile
$39,040
50th percentile
$47,312
75th percentile
$69,697
90th percentile
$79,430

Law professionals in Charleston make a median yearly salary of $47,312. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 138%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,387 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $79,430 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Charleston

Homeland Security
$37,540
Criminal Justice
$37,947
Paralegal
$39,485
Court Reporter
$45,870
Criminology
$55,410
Law
$57,157
Forensic Accounting
$59,540
Public Administration
$66,897

On average law professionals in Charleston earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Charleston.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Charleston

1

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

Law Programs Offered In Charleston

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in law offered by Charleston's law school.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Charleston

associate
14
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total14

Approximately 14 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Charleston, West Virginia

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