Law Schools
In Cleveland, Ohio

There are 7 law schools in Cleveland for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of law and law education in Cleveland, which includes law training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Cleveland Vs. Ohio Law Employment

Cleveland 18,330
Ohio 70,520

Of the 70,520 law professionals employed in Ohio, 18,330 work in Cleveland. There has been a 1% decline in the number of law professionals in Cleveland between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Cleveland has increased.

Cleveland Vs. Ohio Law employment growth

67,890 67,930 68,840 71,390 70,520
18,600 18,420 18,710 19,180 18,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Cleveland

Law VS. All professions salaries in Cleveland

$57,466 $55,446 $58,470 $63,309 $62,354
$39,640 $40,780 $41,790 $41,930 $42,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Cleveland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cleveland

In Cleveland, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $62,354 per year was earned by law professionals in Cleveland. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in Cleveland made an average salary of $57,466 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Cleveland.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Cleveland

10th percentile
$34,945
25th percentile
$46,794
50th percentile
$58,413
75th percentile
$75,251
90th percentile
$82,236

Cleveland law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $58,413. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,945 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $82,236 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Cleveland

Criminal Justice
$43,647
Homeland Security
$44,873
Paralegal
$45,675
Court Reporter
$54,020
Law
$62,354
Criminology
$62,805
Forensic Accounting
$70,450
Public Administration
$101,497

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Cleveland

7

Many of Cleveland's law professionals are graduates of one of the 7 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Cleveland

associate
12
bachelor
2
master
3
doctor
2
Certificate
4
Total23

Cleveland's law schools offer 23 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Cleveland

associate
178
bachelor
16
master
46
doctor
403
Certificate
22
Total665

Approximately 665 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Cleveland, Ohio

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