Law Schools
In Los Angeles, California

The city of Los Angeles has 13 schools where law faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the city of Los Angeles, which encompasses law training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Los Angeles Vs. California Law Employment

Los Angeles 66,260
California 245,260

Of the 245,260 law professionals employed in California, 66,260 work in Los Angeles. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Los Angeles has grown by 66%. Overall employment in Los Angeles has also increased.

Los Angeles Vs. California Law employment growth

213,000 216,560 222,000 235,100 245,260
39,920 61,250 64,710 67,730 66,260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Los Angeles

Law VS. All professions salaries in Los Angeles

$88,023 $80,415 $83,195 $87,260 $90,200
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Los Angeles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Los Angeles

In Los Angeles, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 law professionals in Los Angeles reportedly earned an average salary of $90,200 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Los Angeles was $88,023 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Los Angeles.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Los Angeles

10th percentile
$50,172
25th percentile
$64,972
50th percentile
$86,065
75th percentile
$79,463
90th percentile
$94,357

Law professionals in Los Angeles make a median yearly salary of $86,065. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,172 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $94,357 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Los Angeles

Homeland Security
$32,720
Criminal Justice
$46,337
Paralegal
$55,585
Forensic Accounting
$70,395
Criminology
$72,400
Law
$90,200
Public Administration
$117,033

Law professional salaries in Los Angeles are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Los Angeles

13

There are 13 accredited law schools in the city. Many of Los Angeles' law professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Law Programs Offered In Los Angeles

associate
9
bachelor
2
master
5
doctor
4
Certificate
5
Total25

There are a total of 25 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Los Angeles' law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Los Angeles

associate
101
bachelor
317
master
230
doctor
932
Certificate
247
Total1,827

In 2010 approximately 1,827 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Los Angeles, California

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