Law Schools
In Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Law faculty can choose to work at one of 5 law schools in Fort Lauderdale. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the city of Fort Lauderdale, which encompasses law training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Fort Lauderdale Vs. Florida Law Employment

Fort Lauderdale 16,620
Florida 135,370

Of the 135,370 law professionals employed in Florida, 16,620 work in Fort Lauderdale. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Fort Lauderdale has grown by 6%. As the employment for law professionals in Fort Lauderdale has increased, overall employment in Fort Lauderdale has also increased.

Fort Lauderdale Vs. Florida Law employment growth

137,540 137,530 126,120 132,030 135,370
15,610 14,630 14,100 13,850 16,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Fort Lauderdale

Law VS. All professions salaries in Fort Lauderdale

$55,767 $59,618 $60,822 $61,390 $60,657
$37,810 $38,990 $40,040 $40,790 $42,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Fort Lauderdale
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fort Lauderdale

As the number of law professionals in Fort Lauderdale has grown, salaries for law professionals have also increased. In 2010 Fort Lauderdale law professionals earned an average yearly salary of $60,657. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in Fort Lauderdale made an average salary of $55,767 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Fort Lauderdale.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Fort Lauderdale

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Law professionals in Fort Lauderdale make a median yearly salary of $56,033. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,447 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $74,905 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Fort Lauderdale

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Homeland Security
Criminal Justice
Forensic Science
Forensic Accounting
Public Administration

Fort Lauderdale law professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Fort Lauderdale


Many of Fort Lauderdale's law professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Fort Lauderdale


Fort Lauderdale's law schools offer 18 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Fort Lauderdale


Approximately 1,057 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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