Law Schools
In Jackson, Mississippi

Law faculty can choose to work at one of 4 law schools in Jackson. The trends in Jackson's law academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes law training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Law Employment

Jackson 5,520
Mississippi 16,260

Of the 16,260 law professionals employed in Mississippi, 5,520 work in Jackson. Between 2006 and 2010, in Jackson, there has been a 4% growth in the number of law professionals. Overall employment in Jackson has also increased.

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Law employment growth

17,000 17,850 17,730 16,980 16,260
5,290 4,920 4,900 5,050 5,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Jackson

Law VS. All professions salaries in Jackson

$41,161 $45,289 $47,065 $45,417 $49,975
$33,840 $34,990 $36,240 $36,600 $36,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Jackson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Jackson

As the number of law professionals in Jackson has grown, salaries for law professionals have also increased. In 2010 Jackson law professionals earned an average yearly salary of $49,975. The average salary for law professionals in Jackson was $41,161 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Jackson is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Jackson

10th percentile
$28,174
25th percentile
$33,965
50th percentile
$44,409
75th percentile
$63,085
90th percentile
$68,601

Law professionals in Jackson make a median yearly salary of $44,409. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,174 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $68,601 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Jackson

Homeland Security
$35,733
Criminal Justice
$35,927
Paralegal
$41,730
Criminology
$45,700
Law
$49,975
Forensic Accounting
$58,565
Public Administration
$72,600

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Jackson

4

Many of Jackson's law professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Jackson

associate
2
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

Jackson's law schools offer 4 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Jackson

associate
9
bachelor
54
master
13
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total76

In 2010 approximately 76 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Jackson, Mississippi

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