Law Schools
In Scranton, Pennsylvania

There are 3 law schools in Scranton for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Scranton, 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

Scranton Vs. Pennsylvania Law Employment

Scranton 2,930
Pennsylvania 82,610

Exactly 2,930 of the 82,610 law professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Scranton. The number of law professionals in Scranton has grown by 2% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for law professionals in Scranton has increased, overall employment in Scranton has also increased.

Scranton Vs. Pennsylvania Law employment growth

79,530 81,720 83,560 84,250 82,610
2,880 3,260 3,230 3,190 2,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Scranton

Law VS. All professions salaries in Scranton

$45,406 $46,173 $50,800 $52,894 $52,784
$32,690 $34,240 $35,390 $36,210 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Scranton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Scranton

In Scranton, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 law professionals in Scranton reportedly earned an average salary of $52,784 per year. Law professionals in Scranton made a yearly average salary of $45,406, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Scranton is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Scranton

10th percentile
$31,536
25th percentile
$36,672
50th percentile
$46,479
75th percentile
$63,556
90th percentile
$71,517

Law professionals make a median salary of $46,479 per year in Scranton. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,536 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 127% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Scranton

Paralegal
$37,345
Homeland Security
$43,007
Criminal Justice
$45,708
Forensic Accounting
$50,190
Law
$52,784
Criminology
$71,690
Public Administration
$87,545

On average law professional salaries in Scranton are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Scranton

3

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

Law Programs Offered In Scranton

associate
2
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total7

There are a total of 7 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Scranton's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Scranton

associate
37
bachelor
56
master
11
doctor
0
Certificate
114
Total218

Approximately 218 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Scranton, Pennsylvania

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