Law Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

The city of New Orleans has 4 schools where law faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of law and law education in New Orleans, which 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

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Law Employment

New Orleans 11,820
Louisiana 33,630

Exactly 11,820 of Louisiana's 33,630 law professionals work in New Orleans. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in New Orleans has grown by 35%. As the employment for law professionals in New Orleans has increased, overall employment in New Orleans has also increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Law employment growth

26,440 30,550 32,260 32,060 33,630
8,760 10,780 11,480 11,240 11,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Law VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

$53,983 $58,121 $57,214 $59,659 $56,920
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

Salaries for law professionals in New Orleans have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $56,920 per year was earned by law professionals in New Orleans. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in New Orleans made an average salary of $53,983 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in New Orleans.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in New Orleans

10th percentile
$31,048
25th percentile
$39,685
50th percentile
$54,307
75th percentile
$74,795
90th percentile
$79,456

Law professionals in New Orleans make a median yearly salary of $54,307. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 156%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $31,048 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $79,456 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in New Orleans

Criminal Justice
$39,094
Paralegal
$43,020
Homeland Security
$44,610
Court Reporter
$45,880
Criminology
$55,725
Forensic Accounting
$56,005
Law
$56,920
Public Administration
$80,810

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in New Orleans

4

Many of New Orleans' law professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In New Orleans

associate
2
bachelor
3
master
2
doctor
2
Certificate
2
Total11

New Orleans' law schools offer 11 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In New Orleans

associate
37
bachelor
43
master
75
doctor
536
Certificate
33
Total724

Approximately 724 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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