Law Schools
In Charlotte, North Carolina

Law faculty can choose to work at one of 6 law schools in Charlotte. The trends in Charlotte's law academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes law training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Charlotte Vs. North Carolina Law Employment

Charlotte 11,480
North Carolina 50,260

Exactly 11,480 of the 50,260 law professionals employed in North Carolina, work in Charlotte. Between 2006 and 2010, in Charlotte, there has been a 4% growth in the number of law professionals. As the employment for law professionals in Charlotte has increased, overall employment in Charlotte has also increased.

Charlotte Vs. North Carolina Law employment growth

47,950 47,850 49,740 50,680 50,260
10,990 11,730 11,970 11,940 11,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Charlotte

Law VS. All professions salaries in Charlotte

$52,533 $50,379 $56,601 $57,899 $58,959
$39,710 $41,200 $42,490 $43,890 $44,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Charlotte
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Charlotte

Salaries for law professionals in Charlotte have increased. In 2010 Charlotte law professionals earned an average yearly salary of $58,959. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Charlotte was $52,533 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Charlotte.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Charlotte

10th percentile
$33,277
25th percentile
$40,427
50th percentile
$53,467
75th percentile
$52,867
90th percentile
$67,992

Law professionals in Charlotte make a median yearly salary of $53,467. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,277 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 104% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Charlotte

Homeland Security
$39,853
Forensic Science
$45,540
Court Reporter
$45,650
Criminal Justice
$45,902
Paralegal
$46,950
Criminology
$50,345
Law
$58,959
Forensic Accounting
$62,267
Public Administration
$113,940

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Charlotte

6

Many of Charlotte's law professionals are graduates of one of the 6 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Charlotte

associate
5
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total9

There are a total of 9 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Charlotte's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Charlotte

associate
76
bachelor
138
master
5
doctor
0
Certificate
33
Total252

Approximately 252 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Charlotte, North Carolina

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