Law Schools
In Columbus, Ohio

There are 9 law schools in Columbus for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Columbus, and the future trends. Academia in law 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

Columbus Vs. Ohio Law Employment

Columbus 12,760
Ohio 70,520

Exactly 12,760 of the 70,520 law professionals employed in Ohio, work in Columbus. Between 2006 and 2010, in Columbus, there has been a 8% growth in the number of law professionals. As the employment for law professionals in Columbus has increased, overall employment in Columbus has also increased.

Columbus Vs. Ohio Law employment growth

67,890 67,930 68,840 71,390 70,520
11,860 12,170 12,490 12,060 12,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Law VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$52,957 $50,944 $53,212 $58,820 $53,498
$39,200 $40,770 $42,460 $43,070 $43,740
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 $53,498 per year, on average, in 2010. Law professionals in Columbus made a yearly average salary of $52,957, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbus.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Columbus

10th percentile
$30,807
25th percentile
$38,223
50th percentile
$49,094
75th percentile
$63,060
90th percentile
$68,251

Columbus law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $49,094. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,807 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 122% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Columbus

Homeland Security
$28,795
Criminal Justice
$40,734
Paralegal
$42,300
Court Reporter
$45,520
Criminology
$51,910
Law
$53,498
Forensic Accounting
$65,925
Public Administration
$84,393

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Columbus

9

Many of Columbus' law professionals are graduates of one of the 9 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Columbus

associate
8
bachelor
1
master
2
doctor
2
Certificate
3
Total16

There are a total of 16 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Columbus' law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Columbus

associate
202
bachelor
15
master
21
doctor
381
Certificate
21
Total640

Approximately 640 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Ohio

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