Law Schools
In Portland, Oregon

There are 7 law schools in Portland 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 Portland, which encompasses law training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Law Employment

Portland 12,710
Oregon 22,030

Of the 22,030 law professionals employed in Oregon, 12,710 work in Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, in Portland, there has been a 5% growth in the number of law professionals. As the number of law professionals in Portland has increased, overall employment in Portland has also increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Law employment growth

21,300 21,170 21,620 21,970 22,030
12,150 12,800 13,200 13,300 12,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Law VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$62,197 $62,776 $66,480 $68,194 $68,439
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

Salaries for law professionals in Portland have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $68,439 per year was earned by law professionals in Portland. The average salary for law professionals in Portland was $62,197 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Portland is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Portland

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Law professionals in Portland earn a median salary of $66,474 per year. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,198 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $95,872 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Portland

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice
Forensic Science
Forensic Accounting
Court Reporter
Public Administration

Law professional salaries in Portland are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Portland


Many of Portland's law professionals are graduates of one of the 7 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Portland


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

Student Completed Law Degrees In Portland


Approximately 602 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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