Law Schools
In Salem, West Virginia

The city of Salem has only one school where law faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the city of Salem, which encompasses law training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Salem Vs. West Virginia Law Employment

Salem 1,530
West Virginia 11,030

Exactly 1,530 of the 11,030 law professionals employed in West Virginia, work in Salem. Between 2006 and 2010, in Salem, there has been a 9% decline in the number of law professionals. As the employment for law professionals in Salem has decreased, overall employment in Salem has increased.

Salem Vs. West Virginia Law employment growth

10,820 10,560 10,740 10,570 11,030
1,680 1,430 900 No data 1,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Salem

Law VS. All professions salaries in Salem

$38,265 $43,870 $45,154 No data $43,046
$29,240 $30,170 $31,960 No data $33,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Salem
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Salem

In Salem, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $43,046 per year was earned by law professionals in Salem. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in Salem made an average salary of $38,265 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Salem.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Salem

10th percentile
$26,729
25th percentile
$30,563
50th percentile
$38,147
75th percentile
$49,470
90th percentile
$65,823

Law professionals in Salem make a median yearly salary of $38,147. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,729 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 146% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Salem

Paralegal
$30,760
Criminal Justice
$35,390
Homeland Security
$38,495
Law
$43,046
Criminology
$49,750
Forensic Accounting
$55,985
Public Administration
$61,040

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Salem

1

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

Law Programs Offered In Salem

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in law offered by Salem's law school.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Salem

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

In 2010 approximately 3 students completed law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Salem, West Virginia

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