Law Schools
In Chester, Virginia

There is only one law school in Chester for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the city of Chester, which encompasses law training at the following levels:

  • Law Certificate
  • Associates degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Chester Vs. Virginia Law Employment

Chester 8,580
Virginia 51,010

Exactly 8,580 of Virginia's 51,010 law professionals work in Chester. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Chester has shrunk by 2%. As the employment for law professionals in Chester has decreased, overall employment in Chester has increased.

Chester Vs. Virginia Law employment growth

49,510 51,050 53,220 51,460 51,010
8,750 8,150 8,550 8,860 8,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Chester

Law VS. All professions salaries in Chester

$52,650 $53,921 $56,420 $56,926 $59,201
$39,450 $40,760 $42,550 $43,740 $44,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Chester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chester

In Chester, salaries for law professionals have increased. Chester law professionals made $59,201 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Chester was $52,650 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Chester.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Chester

10th percentile
$36,650
25th percentile
$42,614
50th percentile
$56,728
75th percentile
$69,889
90th percentile
$71,280

Chester law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $56,728. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 94%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $36,650 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $71,280 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Chester

Paralegal
$44,155
Criminal Justice
$46,642
Homeland Security
$46,867
Criminology
$58,050
Law
$59,201
Forensic Accounting
$65,465
Public Administration
$96,888

Chester law professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Chester

1

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

Law Programs Offered In Chester

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 Chester's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Chester

associate
24
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
5
Total29

Approximately 29 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Chester, Virginia

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