Law Schools
In Roanoke, Virginia

There are 3 law schools in Roanoke for faculty to choose from. The trends in Roanoke's law academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes law training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Law
  • Masters degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Roanoke Vs. Virginia Law Employment

Roanoke 1,700
Virginia 51,010

Exactly 1,700 of Virginia's 51,010 law professionals work in Roanoke. There has been a 7% decline in the number of law professionals in Roanoke between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of law professionals in Roanoke has decreased, overall employment in Roanoke has increased.

Roanoke Vs. Virginia Law employment growth

49,510 51,050 53,220 51,460 51,010
1,830 1,700 1,970 1,770 1,700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Roanoke

Law VS. All professions salaries in Roanoke

$56,379 $53,003 $52,007 $53,095 $53,863
$34,070 $34,760 $35,520 $36,840 $37,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Roanoke
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Roanoke

Salaries for law professionals in Roanoke have decreased. Roanoke law professionals made $53,863 per year, on average, in 2010. Law professionals in Roanoke made a yearly average salary of $56,379, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of law professionals in Roanoke is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Roanoke

10th percentile
$33,948
25th percentile
$39,543
50th percentile
$49,613
75th percentile
$62,338
90th percentile
$79,552

Roanoke law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $49,613. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 134%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,948 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $79,552 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Roanoke

Paralegal
$38,680
Homeland Security
$43,803
Criminal Justice
$44,350
Law
$53,863
Forensic Accounting
$56,215
Criminology
$74,270
Public Administration
$89,915

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Roanoke

3

There are 3 accredited law schools in the city. Many of Roanoke's law professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Law Programs Offered In Roanoke

associate
3
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

Roanoke's law schools offer 4 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Roanoke

associate
27
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total28

Approximately 28 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Roanoke, Virginia

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