Law Schools
In Lake Charles, Louisiana

In Lake Charles, there are 2 law schools where law faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Lake Charles, and the future trends. Academia in law includes law training at the following levels:

  • Law Certificate
  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Lake Charles Vs. Louisiana Law Employment

Lake Charles 1,390
Louisiana 33,630

Exactly 1,390 of Louisiana's 33,630 law professionals work in Lake Charles. The number of law professionals in Lake Charles has grown by 5% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Lake Charles has decreased.

Lake Charles Vs. Louisiana Law employment growth

26,440 30,550 32,260 32,060 33,630
1,320 1,540 1,440 1,310 1,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lake Charles

Law VS. All professions salaries in Lake Charles

$58,010 $49,545 $47,982 $54,247 $56,587
$32,170 $33,700 $34,930 $35,940 $36,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Lake Charles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lake Charles

As the number of law professionals in Lake Charles has grown, salaries for law professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $56,587 per year was earned by law professionals in Lake Charles. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in Lake Charles made an average salary of $58,010 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lake Charles.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Lake Charles

10th percentile
$28,683
25th percentile
$39,083
50th percentile
$51,820
75th percentile
$72,030
90th percentile
$62,006

Law professionals make a median salary of $51,820 per year in Lake Charles. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 116%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,683 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $62,006 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Lake Charles

Paralegal
$35,995
Criminal Justice
$43,737
Homeland Security
$46,440
Forensic Accounting
$53,120
Law
$56,587
Criminology
$71,010
Public Administration
$84,765

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Lake Charles

2

There are 2 accredited law schools in the city. Many of Lake Charles' law professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Law Programs Offered In Lake Charles

associate
2
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Lake Charles' law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Lake Charles

associate
26
bachelor
45
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
16
Total87

In 2010 approximately 87 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Lake Charles, Louisiana

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