Law Schools
In Norfolk, Virginia

The city of Norfolk has 5 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 Norfolk, which encompasses law training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Norfolk Vs. Virginia Law Employment

Norfolk 10,200
Virginia 51,010

Exactly 10,200 of Virginia's 51,010 law professionals work in Norfolk. There has been a 10% growth in the number of law professionals in Norfolk between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for law professionals in Norfolk has increased, overall employment in Norfolk has also increased.

Norfolk Vs. Virginia Law employment growth

49,510 51,050 53,220 51,460 51,010
9,300 9,390 9,910 9,920 10,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Norfolk

Law VS. All professions salaries in Norfolk

$54,788 $56,564 $58,666 $58,595 $55,694
$36,520 $37,550 $38,790 $40,100 $41,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Norfolk
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Norfolk

As the number of law professionals in Norfolk has grown, salaries for law professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $55,694 per year was earned by law professionals in Norfolk. The average salary for law professionals in Norfolk was $54,788 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Norfolk.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Norfolk

10th percentile
$34,896
25th percentile
$39,422
50th percentile
$49,499
75th percentile
$64,804
90th percentile
$75,661

Norfolk law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $49,499. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,896 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 117% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Norfolk

Paralegal
$41,715
Criminal Justice
$41,762
Homeland Security
$42,230
Forensic Science
$52,600
Court Reporter
$53,800
Law
$55,694
Criminology
$56,865
Forensic Accounting
$59,393
Public Administration
$82,398

On average law professional salaries in Norfolk are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Norfolk

5

There are 5 accredited law schools in the city. Many of Norfolk's law professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Law Programs Offered In Norfolk

associate
3
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total9

There are a total of 9 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Norfolk's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Norfolk

associate
138
bachelor
36
master
12
doctor
0
Certificate
14
Total200

Approximately 200 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Norfolk, Virginia

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