Law Schools
In Columbia, Maryland

There is only one law school in Columbia for faculty to choose from. The trends in Columbia's law academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes law training at the law associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Maryland Law Employment

Columbia 26,860
Maryland 43,630

Exactly 26,860 of Maryland's 43,630 law professionals work in Columbia. There has been a 78% growth in the number of law professionals in Columbia between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of law professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. Maryland Law employment growth

24,350 40,810 40,430 39,660 43,630
15,090 14,440 25,720 22,920 26,860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maryland
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Law VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$63,011 $65,167 $62,886 $67,591 $64,678
$43,230 $45,220 $47,030 $48,670 $49,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

Salaries for law professionals in Columbia have increased. In 2010 law professionals in Columbia reportedly earned an average salary of $64,678 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in Columbia made an average salary of $63,011 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$39,353
25th percentile
$49,342
50th percentile
$62,698
75th percentile
$78,411
90th percentile
$79,577

Law professionals in Columbia earn a median salary of $62,698 per year. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 102%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $39,353 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $79,577 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Columbia

Court Reporter
$45,930
Paralegal
$46,745
Criminal Justice
$48,786
Homeland Security
$49,383
Forensic Science
$54,650
Forensic Accounting
$60,883
Law
$64,678
Criminology
$67,035
Public Administration
$97,675

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Columbia

1

There is only one accredited law school in the city. Many of Columbia's law professionals are graduates of this school.

Law Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Columbia's law school offers one law degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Columbia

associate
5
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

In 2010 approximately 5 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Maryland

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