Law Schools
In Richmond, Virginia

Law faculty can choose to work at one of 8 law schools in Richmond. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Richmond, 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


Professional Trends

Richmond Vs. Virginia Law Employment

Richmond 660
Virginia 51,010

Exactly 660 of the 51,010 law professionals employed in Virginia, work in Richmond. The number of law professionals in Richmond has grown by 14% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for law professionals in Richmond has increased, overall employment in Richmond has also increased.

Richmond Vs. Virginia Law employment growth

49,510 51,050 53,220 51,460 51,010
580 510 720 No data 660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Richmond

Law VS. All professions salaries in Richmond

$53,646 $57,148 $50,907 No data $45,623
$37,120 $37,780 $39,600 No data $42,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Richmond
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Richmond

Salaries for law professionals in Richmond have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $45,623 per year was earned by law professionals in Richmond. The average salary for law professionals in Richmond was $53,646 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Richmond.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Richmond

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Richmond law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $43,196. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 138%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $27,459 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $65,445 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Richmond

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security
Forensic Accounting
Public Administration

Richmond law professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Richmond


Many of Richmond's law professionals are graduates of one of the 8 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Richmond


There are a total of 18 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Richmond's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Richmond


Approximately 598 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Richmond, Virginia

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