Law Schools
In Columbus, Georgia

Law faculty can choose to work at one of 4 law schools in Columbus. The trends in Columbus' 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


Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Georgia Law Employment

Columbus 1,340
Georgia 62,690

Exactly 1,340 of Georgia's 62,690 law professionals work in Columbus. The number of law professionals in Columbus has grown by 97% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of law professionals in Columbus has increased, overall employment in Columbus has also increased.

Columbus Vs. Georgia Law employment growth

60,360 62,700 64,750 62,340 62,690
680 400 460 1,350 1,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Law VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$46,156 $47,350 $56,743 $53,373 $51,183
$31,920 $33,210 $35,050 $36,680 $37,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

In Columbus, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $51,183 per year was earned by law professionals in Columbus. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Columbus was $46,156 per year. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Columbus is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Columbus

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Columbus law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $45,755. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 175%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,357 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $80,798 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Columbus

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting
Public Administration

Law professional salaries in Columbus are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Columbus


There are 4 accredited law schools in the city. Many of Columbus' law professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Law Programs Offered In Columbus


There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Columbus' law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Columbus


Approximately 111 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Georgia

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