Law Schools
In Morgantown, West Virginia

There are 2 law schools in Morgantown for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Morgantown, and the future trends. Academia in law includes 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

Morgantown Vs. West Virginia Law Employment

Morgantown 560
West Virginia 11,030

Exactly 560 of the 11,030 law professionals employed in West Virginia, work in Morgantown. There has been a 30% growth in the number of law professionals in Morgantown between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for law professionals in Morgantown has increased, overall employment in Morgantown has also increased.

Morgantown Vs. West Virginia Law employment growth

10,820 10,560 10,740 10,570 11,030
430 520 440 550 560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Morgantown

Law VS. All professions salaries in Morgantown

$44,943 $48,055 $44,858 $49,098 $49,745
$33,040 $34,010 $35,360 $36,540 $36,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Morgantown
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Morgantown

As the number of law professionals in Morgantown has grown, salaries for law professionals have also increased. Morgantown law professionals made $49,745 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in Morgantown made an average salary of $44,943 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Morgantown.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Morgantown

10th percentile
$32,348
25th percentile
$39,170
50th percentile
$47,398
75th percentile
$59,285
90th percentile
$71,118

Law professionals in Morgantown earn a median salary of $47,398 per year. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,348 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $71,118 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Morgantown

Homeland Security
$23,620
Criminal Justice
$29,455
Paralegal
$34,915
Law
$49,745
Forensic Accounting
$63,445
Public Administration
$88,750

On average law professional salaries in Morgantown are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Morgantown

2

Many of Morgantown's law professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Morgantown

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total6

There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Morgantown's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Morgantown

associate
10
bachelor
46
master
13
doctor
130
Certificate
1
Total200

Approximately 200 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Morgantown, West Virginia

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