Law Schools
In San Jose, California

Law faculty can choose to work at one of 5 law schools in San Jose. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in San Jose, 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


Statistics

Professional Trends

San Jose Vs. California Law Employment

San Jose 13,380
California 245,260

Exactly 13,380 of the 245,260 law professionals employed in California, work in San Jose. There has been a 24% growth in the number of law professionals in San Jose between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for law professionals in San Jose has increased, overall employment in San Jose has decreased.

San Jose Vs. California Law employment growth

213,000 216,560 222,000 235,100 245,260
10,830 10,320 10,380 12,990 13,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Jose

Law VS. All professions salaries in San Jose

$82,545 $95,150 $89,233 $92,765 $85,976
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in San Jose
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Jose

In San Jose, salaries for law professionals have increased. San Jose law professionals made $85,976 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in San Jose made an average salary of $82,545 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Jose.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in San Jose

10th percentile
$52,177
25th percentile
$65,566
50th percentile
$67,600
75th percentile
$85,218
90th percentile
$95,555

Law professionals make a median salary of $67,600 per year in San Jose. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 83%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $52,177 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $95,555 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in San Jose

Court Reporter
$42,280
Homeland Security
$56,973
Criminal Justice
$61,302
Paralegal
$65,875
Forensic Science
$74,070
Forensic Accounting
$80,260
Law
$85,976
Criminology
$90,450
Public Administration
$119,393

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in San Jose

5

Many of San Jose's law professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In San Jose

associate
4
bachelor
2
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total9

San Jose's law schools offer 9 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In San Jose

associate
81
bachelor
237
master
10
doctor
0
Certificate
12
Total340

In 2010 approximately 340 students completed law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in San Jose, California

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