Law Schools
In Miami, Florida

There are 8 law schools in Miami for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the city of Miami, which encompasses law training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Miami Vs. Florida Law Employment

Miami 23,220
Florida 135,370

Of the 135,370 law professionals employed in Florida, 23,220 work in Miami. There has been a 6% decline in the number of law professionals in Miami between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of law professionals in Miami has decreased, overall employment in Miami has increased.

Miami Vs. Florida Law employment growth

137,540 137,530 126,120 132,030 135,370
24,760 21,140 19,850 20,950 23,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Miami

Law VS. All professions salaries in Miami

$59,121 $63,993 $66,335 $63,070 $62,199
$37,960 $39,270 $40,200 $41,070 $42,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Miami
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Miami

As the number of law professionals in Miami has shrunk, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 Miami law professionals earned an average yearly salary of $62,199. The average salary for law professionals in Miami was $59,121 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Miami.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Miami

10th percentile
$34,629
25th percentile
$43,644
50th percentile
$59,678
75th percentile
$63,487
90th percentile
$72,019

Law professionals make a median salary of $59,678 per year in Miami. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 108%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,629 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $72,019 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Miami

Paralegal
$46,755
Criminal Justice
$49,166
Homeland Security
$50,117
Law
$62,199
Criminology
$64,795
Forensic Accounting
$67,280
Public Administration
$102,490

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Miami

8

Many of Miami's law professionals are graduates of one of the 8 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Miami

associate
12
bachelor
4
master
2
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total20

There are a total of 20 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Miami's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Miami

associate
270
bachelor
332
master
42
doctor
386
Certificate
0
Total1,030

Approximately 1,030 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Miami, Florida

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