Law Schools
In Gainesville, Florida

The city of Gainesville has 3 schools where law faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Gainesville, and the future trends. Academia in law includes law training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Gainesville Vs. Florida Law Employment

Gainesville 1,410
Florida 135,370

Exactly 1,410 of the 135,370 law professionals employed in Florida, work in Gainesville. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Gainesville has shrunk by 21%. As the employment for law professionals in Gainesville has decreased, overall employment in Gainesville has increased.

Gainesville Vs. Florida Law employment growth

137,540 137,530 126,120 132,030 135,370
1,790 1,100 960 1,370 1,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Gainesville

Law VS. All professions salaries in Gainesville

$44,657 $39,113 $39,905 $41,758 $45,854
$36,550 $38,290 $38,380 $41,250 $42,730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Gainesville
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Gainesville

In Gainesville, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 Gainesville law professionals earned an average yearly salary of $45,854. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in Gainesville made an average salary of $44,657 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Gainesville.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Gainesville

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Gainesville law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $41,856. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 154%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $27,776 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $70,584 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Gainesville

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Gainesville


There are 3 accredited law schools in the city. Many of Gainesville's law professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Law Programs Offered In Gainesville


Gainesville's law schools offer 9 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Gainesville


In 2010 approximately 521 students completed law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Gainesville, Florida

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