Law Schools
In Lancaster, South Carolina

The city of Lancaster has only one school where law faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Lancaster, and the future trends. Academia in law includes law training at the law associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Lancaster Vs. South Carolina Law Employment

Lancaster 1,270
South Carolina 25,880

Of the 25,880 law professionals employed in South Carolina, 1,270 work in Lancaster. The number of law professionals in Lancaster has shrunk by 7% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of law professionals in Lancaster has decreased, overall employment in Lancaster has increased.

Lancaster Vs. South Carolina Law employment growth

25,420 25,700 25,430 25,630 25,880
1,360 1,290 1,360 No data 1,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Lancaster

Law VS. All professions salaries in Lancaster

$35,543 $40,081 $41,356 No data $42,937
$32,050 $32,980 $33,910 No data $35,900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Lancaster
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lancaster

Salaries for law professionals in Lancaster have increased. In 2010 law professionals in Lancaster reportedly earned an average salary of $42,937 per year. The average salary for law professionals in Lancaster was $35,543 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Lancaster is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Lancaster

10th percentile
$25,773
25th percentile
$30,164
50th percentile
$39,820
75th percentile
$52,114
90th percentile
$69,771

Law professionals in Lancaster make a median yearly salary of $39,820. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,773 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 171% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Lancaster

Paralegal
$29,690
Criminal Justice
$35,918
Homeland Security
$37,553
Law
$42,937
Criminology
$44,070
Forensic Accounting
$54,410
Public Administration
$80,940

Law professional salaries in Lancaster are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Lancaster

1

Many of Lancaster's law professionals are graduates of the only accredited law school in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Lancaster

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in law offered by Lancaster's law school.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Lancaster

associate
8
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total8

Approximately 8 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Lancaster, South Carolina

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