Law Schools
In Petersburg, Virginia

In Petersburg, there is only one law school where law faculty can find employment. The trends in Petersburg's law academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes law training at the law bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Petersburg Vs. Virginia Law Employment

Petersburg 8,580
Virginia 51,010

Of the 51,010 law professionals employed in Virginia, 8,580 work in Petersburg. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Petersburg has shrunk by 2%. As the number of law professionals in Petersburg has decreased, overall employment in Petersburg has increased.

Petersburg Vs. Virginia Law employment growth

49,510 51,050 53,220 51,460 51,010
8,750 8,150 8,550 8,860 8,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Petersburg

Law VS. All professions salaries in Petersburg

$52,650 $53,921 $56,420 $56,926 $59,201
$39,450 $40,760 $42,550 $43,740 $44,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Petersburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Petersburg

In Petersburg, salaries for law professionals have increased. Petersburg law professionals made $59,201 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for law professionals in Petersburg was $52,650 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Petersburg is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Petersburg

10th percentile
$36,650
25th percentile
$42,614
50th percentile
$56,728
75th percentile
$69,889
90th percentile
$71,280

Law professionals in Petersburg earn a median salary of $56,728 per year. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,650 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 94% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Petersburg

Paralegal
$44,155
Criminal Justice
$46,642
Homeland Security
$46,867
Criminology
$58,050
Law
$59,201
Forensic Accounting
$65,465
Public Administration
$96,888

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Petersburg

1

There is only one accredited law school in the city. Many of Petersburg's law professionals are graduates of this school.

Law Programs Offered In Petersburg

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Petersburg's law school offers one law degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Petersburg

associate
0
bachelor
59
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total59

Approximately 59 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Petersburg, Virginia

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