Law Schools
In Salem, Virginia

In Salem, there are 3 law schools where law faculty can find employment. The trends in Salem'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
  • Bachelors degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Salem Vs. Virginia Law Employment

Salem 1,700
Virginia 51,010

Exactly 1,700 of Virginia's 51,010 law professionals work in Salem. The number of law professionals in Salem has shrunk by 7% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of law professionals in Salem has decreased, overall employment in Salem has increased.

Salem 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: Salem

Law VS. All professions salaries in Salem

$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 Salem
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Salem

Salaries for law professionals in Salem have decreased. In 2010 Salem law professionals earned an average yearly salary of $53,863. The average salary for law professionals in Salem was $56,379 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Salem.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Salem

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

Salem law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $49,613. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,948 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 134% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Salem

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

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Salem

3

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

Law Programs Offered In Salem

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Salem's law schools offer 2 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Salem

associate
24
bachelor
21
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total45

Approximately 45 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Salem, Virginia

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