Law Schools
In Columbus, Mississippi

The city of Columbus has only one school where law faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of law and law education in Columbus, which includes law training at the law bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Mississippi Law Employment

Columbus 2,360
Mississippi 16,260

Of the 16,260 law professionals employed in Mississippi, 2,360 work in Columbus. There has been a 1% growth in the number of law professionals in Columbus between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Columbus has also increased.

Columbus Vs. Mississippi Law employment growth

17,000 17,850 17,730 16,980 16,260
2,330 2,510 2,430 No data 2,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Law VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$36,063 $36,205 $41,411 No data $43,440
$29,460 $30,890 $32,370 No data $32,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

Salaries for law professionals in Columbus have increased. Columbus law professionals made $43,440 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for law professionals in Columbus was $36,063 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Columbus.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Columbus

10th percentile
$24,170
25th percentile
$28,694
50th percentile
$37,151
75th percentile
$49,381
90th percentile
$54,713

Law professionals in Columbus make a median yearly salary of $37,151. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,170 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $54,713 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Columbus

Paralegal
$32,695
Criminal Justice
$33,620
Homeland Security
$37,065
Law
$43,440
Forensic Accounting
$50,570
Criminology
$54,220
Public Administration
$72,895

On average law professionals in Columbus earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Columbus.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Columbus

1

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

Law Programs Offered In Columbus

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in law offered by Columbus' law school.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Columbus

associate
0
bachelor
10
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total10

Approximately 10 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Mississippi

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